Articles tagged with "crime"
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Can you mail weed or edibles through the mail legally?Ross Scully - Published on May 18, 2022Read more
Learn about the relationship between the United States Postal Service and drug shippers, and find out how laws affect those thinking of mailing cannabis.
The Roll-up #222: Oakland weed under siegeLeafly Podcasts - Published on December 17, 2021Read more
California’s cannabis capital is suffering from store-invasion robberies, with little help from cops.
Can Oakland save its cannabis companies, or will crime destroy the industry?Dan Mitchell - Published on December 13, 2021Read more
Relentless burglaries, high taxes drive legal pot biz out of its birthplace.
Marijuana arrests dropped 36% in 2020, FBI data revealLeafly Staff - Published on September 28, 2021Read more
Covid lockdowns and legalization laws led to the fewest weed arrests since the 1990s. But why arrest anyone at all?
Is Weedmaps in hot water with federal prosecutors?David Downs - Published on March 15, 2020Read more
A leaked grand jury subpoena demanded nearly all company documents dating back to 2008. Here’s what it could mean.
Botched legal cannabis heist results in 14-year prison sentenceOscar Pascual - Published on February 26, 2020Read more
Inside job netted a half-ton of weed, $600,000 in cash.
LA dispensary crime reports doubled since 2010, fueled by unlicensed storesDennis Romero - Published on October 24, 2019Read more
Legalization seems to have calmed the crime problem—but only at licensed stores.
Putin, hackers, and cannabis: The bizarre story of an Israeli-American jailed in RussiaChris Roberts - Published on October 23, 2019Read more
Cannabis, initially given as the sole reason for 26-year-old Naama Issachar’s detention, appears to have been merely a convenient excuse.
Area man mistreats cannabis plants in stolen vanBruce Barcott - Published on October 14, 2019Read more
A Delaware man is accused of driving a stolen van filled with uprooted and trashed cannabis plants—like, roots and all.
Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabisBruce Barcott - Published on October 14, 2019Read more
In New Orleans, jurors refused to try a man for possessing an ounce on Bourbon Street. You can too.