At least 20 times this decade, marijuana SWAT raids turned deadly

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Since 2010, at least 20 SWAT raids involving suspected marijuana dealers have turned deadly, according to data compiled by the New York Times. The list of fatalities includes small-time dealers and…

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Mail fail: Alaska pot store raids were prompted by tip from post office

Published: Feb 13, 2017, 9:41 am • Updated: Feb 13, 2017, 9:41 am By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska marijuana regulators say a tip from the U.S. Postal Service prompted Thursday’s raids on seven pot retail stores. The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office says it was notified by…

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Detroit Raids Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Instead Of Licensing Them

A number of area attorneys are telling The Compassion Chronicles that medical marijuana dispensaries are being raided by the Detroit Police Department, despite assurances that businesses of that type will begin licensing procedures on March 1. Although attorneys are reluctant to release the names of the dispensaries involved, it seems…

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