Tag: law enforcement

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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Nebraska in Top 10 Marijuana Strict States

Nebraska in Top 10 Marijuana Strict States

A list compiled by an addiction treatment organization lists Nebraska as one of the nation’s most strict when it comes to marijuana arrests. According to the data, Nebraska...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

A notorious New York City narc goes on desk duty, an Alabama prison guard gets mixed up with meth, a Florida cop is in trouble for slinging...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis was among a group of medical marijuana businesses that were allowed to operate while the state processed their license applications, a process that dragged on...
By: NY Farmer
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April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Feds OK Pot Background Checks by Washington State

Feds OK Pot Background Checks by Washington State

After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to a FBI database, so it can conduct nationwide background...
By: NY Farmer
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
Eric Holder Testifies Before Congressional Committee, Fields Questions on Pot (Video)

Eric Holder Testifies Before Congressional Committee, Fields Questions on Pot (Video)

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder faced tough questioning from the House Judiciary Committee this week about the federal government’s marijuana stance. The committee specifically pressed Holder on marijuana’s classification...
By: NY Farmer
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.08)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.08)

Another jail guard dope smuggler, another cop with a pain pill problem, another cop brought down by a sting, another cop selling cocaine, and yet another cop...
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Study: Enactment of Medical Cannabis Laws Not Associated With Higher Crime Rates

Study: Enactment of Medical Cannabis Laws Not Associated With Higher Crime Rates

The enactment of medicinal cannabis laws is not associated with any rise in statewide criminal activity and may even be related to reductions in incidences of violent crime, according...
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Can Cannabis Cut Car Crashes?

Can Cannabis Cut Car Crashes?

A study published by the online journal PLOS One suggests that the substitution of marijuana for alcohol, assuming it happens, could affect crime rates as well as...
By: NY Farmer
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Kansas SWAT Raids Home for Cannabis, Finds Tea

Kansas SWAT Raids Home for Cannabis, Finds Tea

In what will surely go into the annals of history as one of the most sterling examples of intelligent police work, a Kansas SWAT team raided the...
By: Devilmonk
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
City Ban on Pot Gardens Upheld in Wash. State

City Ban on Pot Gardens Upheld in Wash. State

Medical marijuana is still illegal in Washington state, an appeals court ruled as it upheld the City of Kent’s ban on medical marijuana collective gardens. The Cannabis...
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
California Wants to Bust Sober Stoners for DUI

California Wants to Bust Sober Stoners for DUI

California lawmakers want to bust marijuana users for DUI, even when they are not stoned. A recent proposal introduced in the state legislature would make it illegal...
By: NY Farmer
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
Eric Holder Would Be ‘Glad to Work With Congress’ to Reschedule Marijuana

Eric Holder Would Be ‘Glad to Work With Congress’ to Reschedule Marijuana

Under the federal Controlled Substances Act, the attorney general has the authority to “remove any drug or other substance from the schedules if he finds that the...
By: NY Farmer
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
What’s Up With the Multi Level Marketing of Hemp-Derived CBD?

What’s Up With the Multi Level Marketing of Hemp-Derived CBD?

Ladybud raises serious concerns about how the marketing of Hemp-Derived CBD is being conducted. “The whole topic has caused a huge deal of conflict in the Medical...
By: NY Farmer
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
Obama Needs to Slap Down His Rogue DEA Chief

Obama Needs to Slap Down His Rogue DEA Chief

DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart told a congressional committee today her agency is “fighting back” against Justice Department policies tolerating marijuana in states where it is legal. The...
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.01)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.01)

More jail guards gone bad, evidence has gone missing in Alaska, a Georgia cop sells pot from his patrol car, a North Carolina detective working prescription pill...
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
Minnesota Patients Air TV Ad Attacking Gov. Dayton for Opposing Medical Marijuana

Minnesota Patients Air TV Ad Attacking Gov. Dayton for Opposing Medical Marijuana

A battle is underway in Minnesota, where Gov. Mark Dayton is standing in the way of an otherwise widely supported medical marijuana bill because he does not want...
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April 2, 2014
04/02/2014
New Jersey Marijuana Prosecutors Reverse Course, Say It’s Time to Legalize

New Jersey Marijuana Prosecutors Reverse Course, Say It’s Time to Legalize

The New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutors Association now officially supports legalizing the possession of marijuana, which is quite an unlikely source of support, since they are the...
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April 1, 2014
04/01/2014
Study Finds Legalization of Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Crime, May Decrease Violent Crime

Study Finds Legalization of Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Crime, May Decrease Violent Crime

The 18-year-old question as to whether or not legalizing medical marijuana causes an increase in crime seems to be answered in a recent study by a team of researchers...
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March 31, 2014
03/31/2014
Colorado Cracking Down on High-Volume Pot Patients

Colorado Cracking Down on High-Volume Pot Patients

Colorado plans to crack down on medical marijuana patients, state health department authorities announced Friday, saying it would challenge patients and medical pot growers with permission for...
By: NY Farmer
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March 31, 2014
03/31/2014
Minnesota Medical Marijuana Patients Slam Governor

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Patients Slam Governor

On Wednesday, medical marijuana patients and advocates held an emotional press conference slamming Gov. Mark Dayton for bowing to law enforcement and stalling on a medical marijuana bill currently...
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