Woman cuts off cop, parks in police chief’s spot while smoking weed and talking on phone

Published: Dec 7, 2017, 8:45 am • Updated: Dec 7, 2017, 8:45 am By The Associated Press NORTHPORT, N.Y. — Authorities say a woman arriving at a Long Island court to answer a marijuana possession summons was smoking pot when she parked her vehicle in the local police chief’s spot.…

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UPDATE: America’s biggest marijuana market finalizes rules for recreational weed

Published: Dec 6, 2017, 11:43 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2017, 4:44 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is in line to become the nation’s largest city with legal recreational marijuana after the City Council voted Wednesday to license sales and cultivation next…

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Lawyer banned from NY jails after trying to smuggle weed to client

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 8:11 am • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 8:11 am By The Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities say a Rochester lawyer has been banned from local jails after he was caught trying to smuggle drugs to an inmate. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Michael…

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Former Seattle cop pleads guilty to cross-country weed smuggling operation

Published: Nov 27, 2017, 2:43 pm • Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 5:54 pm By The Associated Press SEATTLE — A former Seattle police officer has pleaded guilty for his role in smuggling hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Baltimore. Previously: FBI charges Seattle cop with smuggling weed to Baltimore Alex…

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40-plus pounds of weed found in luggage at Tennessee airport

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 11:55 am • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 11:55 am By The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than 40 pounds (18 kilograms) of marijuana have been discovered inside luggage at Tennessee’s Nashville International Airport. WZTV-TV reports that an affidavit says airport police seized 44 pounds (20…

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