Tag: raids

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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Adding to the already considerable confusion in the mainstream media over the effects of cannabis-related provisions in the federal 2014 “cromnibus” spending bill which passed by an...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Retiree Growing Okra Suspected of Running Drug Ring

Retiree Growing Okra Suspected of Running Drug Ring

A Georgia man woke up one morning to the sound of a helicopter hovering over his house. Moments later, his door was approached by deputies and a...
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Two years ago, in October of 2012, DEA agents and local officers in Ramona, California kicked in the door of the Little’s home and arrested both Mr....
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June 30, 2014
06/30/2014
SWAT Raid Burns Hole In Toddler

SWAT Raid Burns Hole In Toddler

Be warned: This was a hard story to read and it is difficult to write about. The tagline of the article reads: “Officers threw a flashbang grenade...
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June 25, 2014
06/25/2014
The Rand Paul-Cory Booker Amendment Runs Into Problems

The Rand Paul-Cory Booker Amendment Runs Into Problems

As MPP previously reported, Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) cosponsored an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that would...
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June 3, 2014
06/03/2014
Medical Marijuana Scores Big House Win, But Still Faces Hurdles

Medical Marijuana Scores Big House Win, But Still Faces Hurdles

Cannabis reform won a historic vote in the House last week, which approved language blocking the federal government from interfering with state medical marijuana laws. However, backers said it’s too...
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May 29, 2014
05/29/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cop Stories (2014.05.28)

This Week’s Corrupt Cop Stories (2014.05.28)

Hoo-boy. The Dallas city council pays out for another brutal drug raid, a New Jersey narc has some issues at a local Starbucks, and a Florida narc...
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May 19, 2014
05/19/2014
House to Vote on Budget Amendment to Defund Medical Marijuana Raids

House to Vote on Budget Amendment to Defund Medical Marijuana Raids

In the coming days, members of the House of Representatives are expected to debate and vote on budget appropriation legislation for the Department of Justice. Representatives Rohrabacher...
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May 13, 2014
05/13/2014
Marijuana Co-op Member Says State Can’t Tax a Federal Crime

Marijuana Co-op Member Says State Can’t Tax a Federal Crime

  Washington state can’t make a member of a medical marijuana co-op pay thousands of dollars in marijuana tax because he’s being federally prosecuted for it, the...
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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...
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March 14, 2014
03/14/2014
Does Medical Marijuana Equal Bad Parenting?

Does Medical Marijuana Equal Bad Parenting?

“Your baby doesn’t need to be subjected to marijuana,” an officer says, in an audio recording. The couple have legal prescriptions for the marijuana in their home. “I told...
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March 3, 2014
03/03/2014
Tempe, Arizona Compassion Club Busted for Pot Sales

Tempe, Arizona Compassion Club Busted for Pot Sales

Delta 9, a medical marijuana compassion club in Tempe, Arizona, was busted for providing medicine to members.
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February 7, 2014
02/07/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.05)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.05)

Project CBD takes on the skeptics on cannabidiol, medical marijuana bills move in Guam, but not in Michigan, and California counties continue to slug it out over...
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December 3, 2013
12/03/2013
Federal Judge Grants Bond to Colorado Raid Suspect

Federal Judge Grants Bond to Colorado Raid Suspect

A federal judge granted a $25,000 bond to the only person arrested in Colorado’s recent raids.
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November 25, 2013
11/25/2013
Colorado Raids Linked to DOJ Memo Violations, Drug Gangs

Colorado Raids Linked to DOJ Memo Violations, Drug Gangs

On Thursday November 21, US law enforcement agents, along with local police officers raided 14 medical marijuana locations around Colorado (including dispensaries, grow warehouses and two private...
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November 25, 2013
11/25/2013
Denver Dispensary Raid By DEA and IRS Didn’t Faze Me

Denver Dispensary Raid By DEA and IRS Didn’t Faze Me

Working in a dispensary has its risks. When I applied for a badge I assumed that a certain amount of risk was involved. There were at least...
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November 22, 2013
11/22/2013
Raids in Colorado Raise Questions About Federal Forbearance

Raids in Colorado Raise Questions About Federal Forbearance

Yesterday’s raids in Colorado were the largest dispensary crackdown in the state’s history. US Attorney John Walsh claims the raided dispensaries violated federal guidelines.
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November 13, 2013
11/13/2013
San Diego Medical Marijuana Patients Beware

San Diego Medical Marijuana Patients Beware

The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has re-launched a massive eradication effort against dispensaries, collective cultivation efforts, and medical marijuana patients. Those using cannabis with a doctor’s...
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October 30, 2013
10/30/2013
Washington Prosecutor Drops Dispensary Cases

Washington Prosecutor Drops Dispensary Cases

Last week, Cowlitz County prosecutor Sue Baur dropped two Washington medical marijuana dispensary cases. Naturally Yours and Grass Rootz owners and employees charged in the cases are...
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October 28, 2013
10/28/2013
Jovan Jackson’s Medical Cannabis Trial Begins

Jovan Jackson’s Medical Cannabis Trial Begins

Opening statements have ended and the prosecutor has called two witnesses in Jovan Jackson’s third medical cannabis trial. This, after a telling day and a half of...
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