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Former Seattle Police Chief To Phelps' Defense

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NEW YORK (AP) - Former Seattle police chief Norm Stamper has
joined legions of legalize-marijuana advocates who are slamming the
Kellogg Co. for deciding to cut ties with Olympic hero Michael
Phelps after he was photographed with a pot pipe.

Stamper, who is active in the push for easing marijuana laws,
released a letter to Kellogg in which he pleaded for "sane,
sensible, and compassionate drug policies" and suggested the
company had "underestimated the country's maturity on this

He also said he had purchased his last box of what had been his
favorite cereal - Kellogg's Mueslix.

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