September 17, 2016 florida medical marijuana

Florida Woman Acquitted of Growing Marijuana for Medical Use

A 54 year-old woman was found not-guilty of cultivating marijuana Friday by a circuit court jury in southern Florida, who delivered the verdict despite the woman’s testimony that she had grown the marijuana plants she had been accused of growing. Bridget Kirouac, who told jurors that she suffers from bone spurs, fibromyalgia, gastritis, herniated discs, […]

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December 22, 2015

Feds Stiff State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies on Shared Asset Forfeitures

Short version: The U.S. Department of Justice just had their budget slashed and to make up for it they are stealing the money that their state and local law enforcement partners helped them steal from American citizens According to a memo distributed to state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies across the United States yesterday afternoon, […]

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October 6, 2015 broward county marijuana

Will a proposed Broward County decriminalization ordinance fix their huge race problem?

Yet another Florida locality is looking to remove criminal penalties for minor marijuana offenders. Officials in Broward County are considering implementing civil fines for misdemeanor marijuana possession, rather than arrests and criminal charges. County commissioners are scheduled to discuss a proposed ordinance today that would allow law enforcement officers to issue civil citations instead of filing criminal […]

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October 5, 2015 Alabama mothers arrested

Alabama Using Meth Lab Law to Arrest Mothers for Exposing Unborn Babies to Marijuana

atie Darovitz has severe epilepsy. At 25 she can’t drive or hold a job, and she gets by on disability payments from Social Security. She has also never been in trouble with the law for anything in her life. Katie treats her epilepsy with marijuana, a treatment she researched and chose to use during pregnancy rather […]

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August 27, 2015 georgia marijuana arrest

Dangerous 72 Year-Old Georgia Man Arrested for Growing Marijuana

Deputies in Crawford County, Georgia, earned their pay this week by locking away a dangerous 72 year-old elderly man for the terrible crime of growing 22 medicine plants, also commonly known as “marijuana”. The bust took place last Saturday at about 8:00 PM in the middle Georgia town of Fort Valley. According to the Macon Telegraph, Edward […]

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August 11, 2015 roadside cavity search

Texas Woman Receives Roadside Vaginal Probe in Search of Marijuana

A Harris County, Texas woman is the latest in a long line of female victims of the state’s completely insane prosecution of the war on drugs after deputies forcibly penetrated her during a routine traffic stop earlier this summer. 21 year-old Charnesia Corley said she was driving in northern Harris County around 10:30 p.m. on June 21 when a […]

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January 16, 2015

Holder Announces Change to Asset Forfeiture Program, But is it Enough?

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has essentially ended a federal program that allowed local law enforcement agencies across the country to share in civil asset forfeitures when cooperating in federal investigations. By way of the Justice Department’s Equitable Sharing program, local and federal law enforcement agencies have legally stolen nearly 3 billion dollars from Americans, typically […]

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January 7, 2015

Alabama Prison Guard Found Passed Out in Car With Half-Pound of Marijuana

An officer with the Alabama Department of Corrections was arrested in Wetumpka Tuesday after being found passed-out drunk in a McDonald’s parking lot with over eight ounces of marijuana that he allegedly planned to distribute to inmates. Michael Anderson, 28, of Prattville was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with public intoxication and first-degree possession. According to […]

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January 5, 2015

Louisiana Troopers Intercept 200 Pounds of Weed Headed for Atlanta

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. (WDSU) — A traffic stop on Interstate 12 near Hammond netted approximately 200 pounds of marijuana earlier this week. The Louisiana State Police said troopers arrested Texas resident Matthew Llanas Monday morning near on I-12 near mile marker 40. According to the LSP, troopers stopped the Ford truck he was driving after he […]

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January 2, 2015

Former NC Narcotics Agent Charged With Trafficking Marijuana

Originally posted December 31, 2014 by the Lake Wylie Pilot A former narcotics agent for the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation faces federal charges of transporting marijuana from California to Charlotte and laundering proceeds of drug trafficking, according to court documents. Fredrick Tucker of Lead, S.D., is charged with drug trafficking conspiracy involving at […]

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