Police suspect FSU QB Deondre Francois of selling marijuana out of his apartment. He wasn’t.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Deondre Francois became the subject of a two-month drug investigation after Tallahassee police received a tip and believed the Florida State quarterback possessed marijuana with the intent to sell, according to a search warrant obtained by the Orlando Sentinel on Tuesday. The anonymous male tipster, who was…

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Maine police department will now hire recruits who recently used marijuana

PORTLAND, Maine — Police in Portland, Maine will now consider new recruits who are non-citizens and who have recently used marijuana. The Portland Press Herald reports the city’s police department is loosening its hiring policies during a time when departments across the state are struggling to find new recruits. The…

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Police still hush, hush on marijuana store burglary in Colorado mountain town

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs police still are not releasing any details related to a March 4 burglary at the Billo marijuana store. Plywood covers a window Monday at the Billo marijuana store in the Curve Plaza commercial center in west Steamboat Springs. (Matt Stensland, Steamboat Today) “I appreciate the…

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Police chief says homeless people are coming to Colorado to get marijuana

Published: Mar 15, 2018, 11:36 am • Updated: Mar 15, 2018, 11:46 am By Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftain Pueblo Police Chief Troy Davenport said Wednesday that his officers are being told by homeless people regularly that they have come to Colorado for marijuana and some specifically to Pueblo…

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Connecticut police seize marijuana candy shipment from California

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 11:45 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 11:45 am By The Associated Press SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — Police have seized more than 1,500 packages of marijuana gummies shipped from California to an address in Connecticut. The Eastern Central Narcotics Task Force began investigating the marijuana shipment…

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Gov. Walker’s pick for Alaska Marijuana Control Board withdraws after losing police chief job

Published: Mar 12, 2018, 6:36 pm • Updated: Mar 12, 2018, 7:13 pm By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — The man nominated by Gov. Bill Walker to fill the public safety seat on Alaska’s marijuana regulatory board has withdrawn from consideration after losing his law enforcement job. Travis…

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Meet the New Jersey medical marijuana advocate schooling police on the state’s laws

Published: Mar 11, 2018, 2:06 pm • Updated: Mar 11, 2018, 2:07 pm By Kristie Cattafi, The Record of Woodland Park CLIFTON, N.J. — Edward “Lefty” Grimes was in pain. It had been an hour since he’d arrived at the Clifton police station with what should have been a straightforward…

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Watch: Mississippi police chief resigns after marijuana-smoking video

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 10:34 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2018, 11:01 am By The Associated Press LUMBERTON, Miss. — A police chief in Mississippi who was filmed smoking what he said was marijuana has resigned. News outlets report the Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept…

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