At Smokedown prohibition V Adam Kokesh is targeted for arrest even though it is obvious he isn't smoking marijuana. This happened on May 18, 2013 at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA.Read more »
Bryan-College Station Judge John Delaney reported that probation officers in Brazos County had told him that passage of the bill, with its removal of incarceration and therefore of probation, would devastate their offices. Why? Because almost half of the county’s misdemeanor probationers have been convicted of possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. “We live off our under-two-ounce misdemeanor guys. They pay the rent.”Read more »
The parents of two young boys who have dedicated their lives to legalizing medical marijuana are struggling this week to cope with the heartbreaking reality that police have taken away their sons and placed them in foster care.
No charges have been filed as yet and the Rineharts and Ms Caldwell have received more than $5000 in donations from other supporters of medical marijuana legalisation to help pay for legal expenses.
To donate to their legal defense fund, please go to:Read more »
As the pungent scent of marijuana wafts over communities across Canada to mark 420 Day on Saturday, Bob Erb will be smiling. Erb — yes, that's his real name — is the B.C. man who won a $25-million Lotto Max …Read more »
This month the CRS issued a report that says Colorado and Washington (where cannabis is legal, according to state laws) can't be coerced to enforcing federal cannabis laws.Read more »
A how-to class on starting your own budding marijuana growing business, The Cannabis Career Institute claims it can teach you how to legally start a dispensary, grow operation and delivery service. The lecture was held for the first time in Nevada Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Henderson.Read more »
By Michael Elliott Esq.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA INDUSTRY GROUP
Editor’s Note: The following message to members of the General Assembly appeared in an ad in the March 29 issue.
A year ago, the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division (MMED) announced that without additional funding it would be forced to lay off most of its staff. In response, my organization, the Medical Marijuana Industry Group, led the effort to pass an emergency funding bill, HB 1358, that passed the House but died in the Senate. The recently published MMED audit is the direct result of this inaction....Read more »
"Two former CIA employees are suing Kansas police, claiming a raid on their home was unfounded. They say a SWAT team descended on their home in April 2012 without a warrant in search of contraband, only to find vegetables growing in their basement."Read more »
In the past 11 years, the NYPD spent more than one million hours making more than 400,000 arrests for low-level marijuana possession, a new report has found. The report raises questions about the use of police resources, which could likely be better spent addressing serious crimes in the high-crime neighborhoods where many marijuana arrests occur.Read more »
NYC Assemblyman voted against medical marijuana. Now hypocrite caught in traffic stop with pot. Fashions self a drug warrior.Read more »
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