Man who blamed explosion on dynamite in fridge arrested on suspicion of making hash oil

Published: May 2, 2017, 4:44 pm • Updated: May 3, 2017, 11:56 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Investigators say a man who blamed an explosion at his Pueblo County home Tuesday on someone putting a stick of dynamite in his refrigerator was arrested after deputies discovered evidence the…

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Charges dropped for all but 2 arrested in DC joint giveaway, new protest planned today

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 8:50 am • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 8:53 am By Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against six of the eight people arrested during a marijuana giveaway near the U.S. Capitol. The U.S. attorney’s office said Friday that it would…

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Cops raid “Philly Smoke Session” party, 22 arrested

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 7:33 am • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 7:58 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police were continuing to investigate after raiding a pot-smoking party at a city warehouse, arresting 22 people and seizing 50 pounds of marijuana. Police say Saturday night’s event was organized…

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7 protesters arrested for handing out free joints near U.S. Capitol

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 10:14 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 1:27 pm By Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The conflict between federal and local laws on marijuana played out in the shadow of the Capitol on Thursday, when seven pro-pot activists were arrested for doing something that’s…

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Two arrested after gunfire near Denver’s 4/20 celebration; no one hurt

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 7:29 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 7:38 pm By Kieran Nicholson and Jon Murray, The Denver Post A brief gunfire incident occurred early Thursday evening near the annual 4/20 cannabis celebration in downtown Denver. Police said nobody was hurt, and officers arrested two people soon after…

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Man arrested in ‘HOLLYWeeD’ prank. Here’s what Tommy Chong says about it

Published: Jan 10, 2017, 6:52 am • Updated: Jan 10, 2017, 6:25 pm By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police have made a “HOLLYWeeD” bust. Related: After ‘HollyWeeD’ prank, could the iconic sign get an extra security boost?Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30, was arrested Monday, just over a…

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‘Godfather of Grass’ arrested in Canada after eight years on the run

Published: Dec 23, 2016, 8:24 am • Updated: Dec 23, 2016, 8:24 am By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Authorities say a man known as the “Godfather of Grass” has been arrested in Canada after eight years on the run. The U.S. Marshals Service says authorities sought John Robert…

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Canada battles illegal pot shops popping up all over; ‘Prince of Pot’ arrested

Published: Dec 19, 2016, 7:06 pm • Updated: Dec 19, 2016, 7:07 pm By The Associated Press MONTREAL — Montreal police have launched raids against illegal cannabis stores opened one day earlier by the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pot,” Marc Emery, and his wife, Jodie. Emery and his wife were among…

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