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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Marijuana arrrests

Marijuana Leads to More Arrests Than Violent Crime

Police arrest more people for possession of small amounts of cannabis than they do for all violent crimes combined, a new study reports. The...
Texas Marijuana Farm

Massive Pot Farm Discovered in Texas

Game wardens uncovered a massive, multi-million dollar marijuana farm in Texas in late June, leading authorities to uproot tens of thousands of plants. No...
kratom

Cops Go After a New Drug: Kratom

Marijuana may be one of the world’s most popular plants, but it’s hardly the only one that gets people high. From ancient cultures that...