Saturday, December 14, 2019
raids

Cops Seize $500K in Pot in 2 Raids

Police seized nearly half a million dollars worth of marijuana during two raids in late March and early April. Federal border patrol agents stopped a...
New York City fire in grow house

NYC Busts Marijuana Grow

Authorities in New York City busted what they described as a massive marijuana grow in early October. The raid Oct. 3 uncovered a pot farm...
marijuana arrests increasing

Cannabis Arrests Rise For Third Consecutive Year, FBI Data Reveals

Eleven states have legalized marijuana, others have passed decriminalization measures, and several recent polls indicate that a clear majority of Americans support...

Texas Makes Another Big Weed Bust

Authorities in Texas, who recently made one of the state’s biggest pot busts, stumbled on another startling marijuana find in August. The marijuana farm itself...
Denver police need more space to store confiscated marijuana

Denver Cops Are Running Out of Space for Marijuana

Colorado voters legalized marijuana in 2012, a move many said would lead to less illegal cultivation of the drug. But police in Denver now...
USPS

Man Caught Sending Weed to Neighbor’s Address

Sending weed through the U.S. mail is always a dicey proposition. The sheer volume of letters and packages mailed each day makes it highly unlikely...

SUV Full of Weed Gets Stuck Crossing Rio Grande

Mexican drug smugglers tried to drive a load of marijuana across the border in October but failed when their truck got stuck halfway into...
War on drugs

When Did the Drug War Start?

Few words bring disgust to the heart of any true marijuana advocate like "the War on Drugs." It's a hard-edged term of the Nixon...
Crack-Cocaine

Clinton: End Sentencing Disparity for Crack vs. Cocaine

Powdered cocaine and crack are essentially the same drug. They come from the same plant, they contain the same chemical, and they work on...
Marijuana Plants Burned

700 Pounds of Weed Burned in Colorado

Authorities in rural Colorado burned about 700 pounds of illegal marijuana plants in October, they said. The plants were burned Oct. 11 in Penrose, in...