Racial Bias In Pots Arrests Still Prevalent In D.C. Despite Legalization

Five years after the legalization of cannabis in Washington, D.C., racial bias is still prevalent in arrests for marijuana-related offenses in the nation’s capital, according to an analysis of police records by the Washington Post. Between 2015 and 2019, nearly 90% of those arrested for cannabis-related crimes in Washington, D.C.…

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Police Raid Magic Mushroom Church – No Arrests, But Leave with $200,000 Cash, Cannabis, and Mushrooms

Latest Raid on Only Magic Mushroom Church in US has us asking… “Don’t they have something better to do? On August 13th, 2020 – Oakland Police and Fire Department marched their way into Zide Door Church of Entheogenic Plants to raid their stock of “magic mushrooms” and to break open…

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State confiscates nearly 1 million marijuana plants, arrests 148 in 2019 effort to combat illegal grows

LOS ANGELES — State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday the arrests of 148 people so far this year during the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting Program enforcement effort, the nation’s largest such multi-agency eradication program. During this year’s effort, CAMP personnel also eradicated 953,459 marijuana plants from 345 raided grow…

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Why Have Cannabis Arrests Increased as More States Legalize Marijuana?

Why Have Cannabis Arrests Increased? How ironic is it that support for cannabis is at an all-time high, and cannabis is legal in more places than ever, yet marijuana arrests continue to go up? There is clearly something wrong with the picture. That’s even worse considering that cannabis-related arrests were…

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Supreme Court Report – Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018

Supreme Court Report: Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018 Cannabis Prosecutions Drop Despite 2% Increase In Drug Prosecutions Another reason to justify why 2018 was such a banner year for cannabis is the fact that cannabis-related arrests saw a significant decline. According to Marijuana Moment, a US Supreme Court report…

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Why Cannabis Legalization Did Not Reduce Minority Arrests

Why Cannabis Legalization didn’t reduce Minority Arrests One of the big promises that cannabis activists believed would happen post-legalization was the reduction in minority arrests. Now, after cannabis has been legalized as a recreational substance in numerous states, we have seen a slight decrease in arrests (some might argue an…

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Major marijuana smuggling ring in Colorado: 8 arrests, 3,000 plants and 450 pounds seized

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 11:28 am • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 12:10 pm By Tommy Simmons, The Greeley Tribune The Weld County Drug Task Force has arrested eight people for their suspected involvement in a large marijuana smuggling ring operating in Greeley, Windsor and Frederick. Lt. Steve Black of the…

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California Highway Patrol arrests drivers of licensed cannabis company van

Published: Dec 28, 2017, 9:56 am • Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 10:14 am By Michael Balsamo and Don Thompson, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The confusing rollout of marijuana regulations in California has been underscored in Mendocino County, where local authorities licensed a company to deliver marijuana only to…

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4,000-plus marijuana plants, 4 arrests in raid on elaborate grow in Colorado national forest

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 11:24 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 2:31 pm By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post Agents and deputies from several federal and county agencies arrested four immigrants who are living in the U.S. illegally, seized 4,213 marijuana plants and dismantled an elaborate grow operation constructed in…

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ACLU sues Georgia police over “deeply flawed” driving high arrests

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 10:22 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 10:24 am By Chevel Johnson, The Associated Press A Georgia police department and one of its officers has been sued for arresting three people based on a report by a “drug recognition expert” who accused each of driving under…

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