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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...
criminal-record

What Is It Like to Have a Criminal Record?

Marijuana reformers have long shared a common refrain: The criminal justice system is out of control, and too many innocent people are being tagged...
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...
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...
DEA

DEA Agents Had Sex Parties Funded by Drug Cartels

Color us disgusted but unsurprised. A recent report released by federal officials found that several DEA agents attended “sex parties” with prostitutes, money, gifts, and...
Marijuana arrests

Racial Disparity Persists in D.C. Marijuana Arrests

When residents of Washington, D.C., voted to legalize marijuana in 2014, they had more than a few reasons. But one stood out from 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...
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Man Who Sold MMJ Gets Lighter Sentence

A court in Michigan has lightened criminal charges against a man accused of selling medical marijuana out of his house. Anthony J. Green, 51, of...
Obama

Handful of Pot Prisoners Won Clemency in 2014

Last year ended on a very positive note for several drug offenders in federal prison. Late in 2014, President Obama commuted the sentences of...
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...