Article was written by Richard Cowan, former NORML National Director and the author of Is Blue Ribbon Hemp’s CBD Legit?
Barry McCaffrey has the most distinguished career of any Drug Czar, but that is very, very faint praise indeed.
In fact, McCaffrey was the youngest and most highly decorated four-star general in the army at the time of his retirement from the military in 1996.
The high point of his military career was his role in America’s decisive victory in the First Gulf War.
After that, McCaffrey’s last command was the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), the unified command responsible for U.S. military activities in Central America and South America from 1994 to 1996.
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