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The Produce Pipeline: Smugglers Now Using ‘Limes’ to Move Illicit Cannabis

With legalization spreading across the US, demand for illicit, Mexican-sourced cannabis has fallen sharply. But smugglers still move product across the border.

Former Industry Officials in Minnesota Face Felony Charges for Illegal Shipment

Prosecutors in Minnesota filed felony charges against former officials from a state-licensed MMJ manufacturer for allegedly shipping cannabis oil to a facility in New York.

Kirk Pleads Guilty in Notorious Denver ‘Edibles’ Case

A Denver man who claimed that eating cannabis-infused candy led him to kill his wife pleaded guilty in her death on Friday.

DEA Annual Report Finds Decline in Smuggling, Teen Use, and Prosecution

A new report from the DEA has a few items catching the eye of cannabis advocates around the country.

After the Shooting: Christianians Call for Legalization, Stand Up to Gang Violence

In August, Copenhagen's cannabis-friendly Christiania neighborhood was rocked by a shooting. Today, residents say legalization could help end the violence.

Are Postal Workers Stealing Illegal Cannabis Shipments?

Internal audit reveals few safeguards to prevent federal postal employees from stealing illicit packages of cannabis.

Can You Get Away with Mailing Cannabis Through the USPS?

Learn about the relationship between the United States Postal Service and drug shippers, and find out how laws affect those thinking of mailing cannabis.

Cartel Bust: 6,500 Plants Seized from Illegal Oregon Operation

An illegal cannabis growing operation in rural Yamhill County, Ore., resulted in an arrest and the seizure of plants worth around $9 million.

Watchdog Report Accuses New York DAs of Racism in Cannabis Cases

Black and Latino defendants fared far worse under New York district attorneys than did their white and Asian counterparts.

American Commits Suicide in Taiwan Court Over 4-Year Cannabis Sentence

An American man convicted of growing cannabis in Taiwan slashed his throat with a pair of scissors last week after being sentenced to four years in prison.

Why Are the Feds Out to Get 19-Year-Old Devontre Thomas?

Why is the U.S. Attorney bringing federal possession charges against a recent high-school graduate — in Oregon of all places?

L.A. Dispensary Owner Shoots Two Suspected Robbers

At least one of the would-be robbers were armed with an assault rifle, a sheriff’s spokesperson told reporters, and both were wearing bulletproof vests.

The Shake: Ohio’s MMJ Campaign Shuts Down

Racial disparities persist in California, the fallout in Toronto continues after last week's raids, and can cannabis actually damage your DNA?

The Shake: State Dept. Says DEA is Wrong on Cannabis

Oakland wants to be the cannabis capital of California, Obama cuts short 58 prisoners' sentences, and Jamaica adopts initial regulations to launch the ganja industry.

The Shake: Richard Nixon Gets His Own Strain, and Is Cannabis a Gateway Drug?

A Georgia city could decriminalize, the magic number in Denver is 421, and are monthly subscriptions "the future of cannabis"?

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