A man who robbed a black market marijuana dealer was sentenced to 6 years in prison. The dealer has not been charged.

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man who robbed a southwestern Oregon marijuana dealer has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. The Mail Tribune reports that Erick Molinero, of Fort Worth, Texas, received the sentence Friday after pleading no contest to second-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and other charges. Related…

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High school teacher charged with 4 counts of marijuana distribution to minor

A former East High School math teacher who allegedly gave marijuana to students at a house party has been formally charged with four counts each of marijuana distribution to a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Rachel Leigh Farley (Photo provided by Denver Police Department) Rachel Leigh…

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Mistrial declared for Denver cannabis church leaders charged with open and public marijuana consumption

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 7:44 am By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff The prosecution of leaders of a Denver cannabis church on charges of open and public consumption of marijuana didn’t make it past jury selection Wednesday. Denver County Court Judge Fred Rodgers…

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Florida lawyer disbarred for sending clients to unlicensed doc who charged $800 for fake MMJ certificates

Published: Jan 18, 2018, 4:00 pm • Updated: Jan 18, 2018, 4:00 pm By Brendan Farrington, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida lawyer was disbarred Thursday for telling clients it was OK to possess, use and grow marijuana for medical use — more than two years before Florida…

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Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd charged after vape pen, THC found in car

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 1:43 pm • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 1:43 pm By Joe Mandak, The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd was charged Thursday with owning a vape pen containing the active ingredient in marijuana that police say was found when his friend crashed the…

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Former Congressional aide charged with extortion of L.A. marijuana dispensary

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 8:14 am • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 8:14 am By Larry Altman, The Cannifornian A former field representative for Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn during her days in Congress was arrested Wednesday on federal bribery and extortion charges that allege he took $ 5,000 in…

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Detroit family charged in marijuana license bribery conspiracy

Published: Aug 3, 2017, 3:33 pm • Updated: Aug 3, 2017, 3:33 pm By The Associated Press GARDEN CITY, Mich. — Prosecutors say three family members conspired to pay bribes to suburban Detroit officials to try to get them to allow a medical marijuana dispensary. The U.S. attorney’s office announced…

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Singer Aaron Carter, charged with DUI and weed possession says he is a licensed MMJ patient

Published: Jul 17, 2017, 5:38 am • Updated: Jul 17, 2017, 5:38 am By The Associated Press CORNELIA, Ga. — Authorities say singer Aaron Carter and his girlfriend have been arrested on DUI and drug charges in Georgia. Habersham County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Floyd Canup says the 29-year-old Carter…

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Suspect in armed robberies of Colorado hydroponics stores is charged with attempted murder

Published: Mar 16, 2017, 7:51 am • Updated: Mar 16, 2017, 7:51 am By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post A man suspected of robbing several hydroponic grow stores over the past five months has been charged with 35 criminal counts, including four counts of attempted first-degree murder. Howard Dean Pedersen,…

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