The Computer Code that is Deleting Thousands of Cannabis Charges and Freeing People to Work, Again

The Computer Code that is Deleting Thousands of Cannabis Charges and Freeing People to Work, Again. It started in San Francisco. Now it is Los Angeles and San Joaquin. Amnesty for cannabis crimes done in the past has been widely debated in and out of the cannabis community. As we…

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Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy

In an aggressive new tactic, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver says it’s shifting its marijuana enforcement from busting illegal grow operations to targeting dispensaries that use their licensed businesses and legal grows as fronts for the more lucrative illegal drug trade. This new approach also could lead to federal…

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Former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis arrested on marijuana charges

Published: Mar 17, 2018, 11:49 am • Updated: Mar 17, 2018, 11:51 am By The Associated Press ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Police say former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges. WMAR-TV in Baltimore reports that Davis was arrested…

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All charges dismissed for Tennessee stores accused of selling CBD candy

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 1:35 pm • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 1:35 pm By The Associated Press MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have dropped all charges in connection with “Operation Candy Crush,” a sting that targeted Tennessee stores accused of selling candy and other products containing a form of marijuana.…

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Virginia Senate passes bill allowing expungement of first-time marijuana charges

Published: Feb 12, 2018, 4:41 pm • Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 4:41 pm By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would allow people charged for the first time with possession of marijuana to later have the charge expunged. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports…

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Attorney for Sweet Leaf budtenders files to dismiss felony marijuana charges

Published: Jan 11, 2018, 12:55 pm • Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 1:28 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Four Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center budtenders facing felony charges for alleged illegal distribution of marijuana are immune from Colorado criminal prosecution under Amendment 64, their attorney argued in a court motion…

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Denver DA files charges against Sweet Leaf budtenders allegedly involved in “looping” marijuana sales

Published: Dec 28, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 1:27 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Denver District Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced charges filed against 10 Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center budtenders arrested following a Denver Police investigation of alleged illegal marijuana sales at the dispensaries.…

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Long-time marijuana activist faces charges in California

Published: Dec 21, 2017, 3:48 pm • Updated: Dec 21, 2017, 3:48 pm By Don Thompson, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A marijuana activist whose advocacy dates to the 1960s counterculture has been arrested in California toting 22 pounds of illegal marijuana, prosecutors said Wednesday. Irvin Dana Beal, 70,…

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Soccer Mom Caught With Multimillion Dollar Cannabis Grow – No Charges Filed, No Arrest Made

Soccer Mom Caught With Multimillion Dollar Cannabis Grow – No Charges Filed, No Arrest Made A San Bernardino mother was taken into custody by authorities after cops discovered a massive unlicensed cannabis grow in her home with more than 24,000 plants. Stephanie Smith, 43, was the target of a raid…

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