Articles tagged with "law enforcement"
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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.
New York arrest video makes the case for cannabis legalizationAshley Schwellenbach - Published on March 5, 2020Read more
Viral video of NYPD cops raises the question once again: Why are we still doing this?
Toronto spent over $300,000 to block illicit dispensaries with concreteJesse B. Staniforth - Published on January 27, 2020Read more
It cost the city more than $300,000 to repeatedly seal up CAFE and other illicit Toronto dispensaries, some of which continue to operate.
US border reports increased cannabis seizures in first year of legalizationJesse B. Staniforth - Published on January 17, 2020Read more
There’s been a nearly 75% increase in US-bound cannabis seizures between November 2018 and October 2019, the first year of Canadian cannabis legalization.
RCMP, Canada Post are intercepting illicit cannabis en route to NunavikJesse B. Staniforth - Published on December 17, 2019Read more
Cracking down on mail order marijuana.
FBI: Cannabis arrests on the rise for 3rd year runningJanet Burns - Published on October 4, 2019Read more
Law enforcement made an estimated 663,367 cannabis-related arrests in 2018, according to FBI data released this week, up from an estimated 659,700 the previous year. Most were for simple possession.
Mayor Charged With Taking Bribes in Exchange for Cannabis LicensesThe Associated Press - Published on September 6, 2019Read more
A Massachusetts mayor was arrested Friday on charges he conspired to extort hundreds of thousands of dollars from companies seeking to operate cannabis businesses, federal authorities said.
Lawyer: Immigrant Grower Slain by Police Likely Didn’t Understand EnglishThe Associated Press - Published on August 29, 2019Read more
“He was hired to take care of the marijuana house. He is not a drug dealer, he is not a smuggler, he’s just a simple worker trying to make a living by taking care of marijuana.”
Cannabis Smell Isn’t Probable Cause, Maryland Court RulesBen Adlin - Published on August 19, 2019Read more
If you’re lighting up in Maryland, you can forget the Febreze. The state’s Court of Appeals has ruled that smelling cannabis isn’t grounds for police to search and arrest a person.
Hot Cannabis Seized in Jalapeño Shipment at BorderThe Associated Press - Published on August 19, 2019Read more
High-caryophyllene shipment: Customs officials found more than 7,500 pounds of brickweed hidden in a cargo of red hot peppers.