Licensed Oregon marijuana supplier arrested in Nebraska with van full of cannabis products

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 9:58 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 9:58 am By Eder Campuzano, The Oregonian An Oregon marijuana processor was arrested Thursday in Nebraska on drug trafficking allegations after deputies reported discovering about $ 1.1 million in cannabis extract in his U-Haul van during a traffic stop.…

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Men arrested in SUV full of illegal weed say they were hired in California to work in Colorado

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 8:45 am • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 8:45 am By The Cannabist Network The regional drug task force arrested four men found with about 120 pounds of marijuana last week in Rifle. A couple of the men said they were working at a grow site somewhere…

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Man, 81, with decades-old Mafia ties arrested in Wyoming with large amount of marijuana

Published: Sep 27, 2017, 7:59 pm • Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 8:29 pm By Bob Moen, The Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An 81-year-old man who was convicted in the 1970s killing of a nephew of notorious mob boss Carlo Gambino has been arrested in Wyoming on drug charges. Henry…

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Drivers of Mexican tour bus arrested after 264 bricks of weed found on board

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 8:14 am • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 8:14 am By The Associated Press TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — Two drivers of a Mexican tour bus have been arrested near Tombstone after 320 pounds (145 kilograms) of marijuana was found in a hidden compartment. Willcox Station Border Patrol agents…

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Man arrested in Washington dispensary kidnapping confesses on television

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 12:17 pm • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — A man arrested in the kidnapping of a Cheney marijuana store employee has given a jailhouse confession to a Spokane television station. Related: Body of kidnapped Washington budtender found Donovan…

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Suspect arrested in case of kidnapped pot shop employee in Washington

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 8:15 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 8:15 am By The Associated Press YAKIMA, Wash. — Authorities say a man suspected in the Sunday kidnapping of a marijuana store employee near Spokane has been captured. The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office says Donovan Culps was taken into…

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Oregon ER doctor arrested in raid, accused of making cannabis oils illegally

Published: Sep 1, 2017, 4:05 pm • Updated: Sep 1, 2017, 4:05 pm By The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — An Oregon county narcotics enforcement unit arrested an emergency room doctor and five other people while conducting raids on two houses. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reported Thursday that the doctor is…

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Netflix weed strains inspired by “Arrested Development,” “Bojack Horseman” and “Orange is the New Black”

Published: Aug 28, 2017, 2:09 pm • Updated: Aug 28, 2017, 2:11 pm By James McClure, Civilized The streaming service Netflix entered the cannabis industry last weekend by releasing ‘The Netflix Collection‘ — a line of 10 special strains named after their best original shows. “Each strain was cultivated with…

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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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