One source of tensions in the western and southwestern states was the influx of Mexicans to the . following the 1910 Mexican Revolution .  Many Mexicans also smoked marijuana to relax after working in the fields.  It was also seen as a cheaper alternative to alcohol, due to Prohibition (which went into effect nationally in 1920).  Later in the 1920s, negative tensions grew between the small farms and the large farms that used cheaper Mexican labor. Shortly afterwards, the Great Depression came which increased tensions as jobs and resources became more scarce. Because of that, the passage of the initial laws is often described as a product of racism, yet use of hashish by near eastern immigrants was also cited, as well as the misuse of pharmaceutical hemp, and the laws conformed with other legislation that was being passed around the country. Mexico itself had passed prohibition in 1925, following the International Opium Convention (see below). 
Those Lebanon bombings were the result of Hezzbollah invading Syria and Iraq. This is what happens in war. Civilian casualties are a given including the war lite the . wages with their so called precision attacks.
Why we are supporting Hezzbollah and Iran in their fight against the Sunnis in Syria and Iraq is beyond my comprehension.
We will never win the hearts and minds of the people. unfortunately in war to win you have to be brutal. We should stay out of Syria and Iraq and let Iran Hezzbollah ,ISIS and other Sunni groups sort it out. We should stay out of war if we possibly can but if ISIS emerged with a Calphate and became a grave threat to us then the president should follow the law and ask congress for a declaration of war. If this sad situation came about the war would not last 14 months let alone 14 years.
Page 37: Deployment of conducted energy devices (CEDs), primarily TASER [ECD], within many jurisdictions has affected the consideration and deployment of other tactical options and less-lethal weapons. There was general consensus that officers were using TASER [ECD] as the first option. This was, perhaps, borne out of growing confidence in the system over time and a reduced likelihood of injury to both fficers and subjects (actual and perceived) - as well as the accompanying potential to reduce the likelihood of complaint and post- incident investigation.