“We don’t want you here”: Amsterdam, Europe’s weed capital, pushes back on overtourism

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 9:45 am • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 9:46 am By Mike Corder, The Associated Press AMSTERDAM — A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to…

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Did you just smell that too? In our nation’s capital, weed is seemingly everywhere

Published: Jul 3, 2017, 5:13 pm • Updated: Jul 3, 2017, 5:30 pm By Maia Silber, The Washington Post (Illustration by Alex Fine for The Washington Post) WASHINGTON — Arash Shirazi is a pretty cosmopolitan guy. A music agent and filmmaker, he hangs out with creative types and bohemians. He’s…

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This Southern capital city has seen a 95 percent increase in marijuana arrests in 2016

Published: Nov 22, 2016, 7:00 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2016, 10:34 am By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Little Rock Police Department data shows police have made more misdemeanor marijuana arrests in 2016 compared to any of the previous four years. As of Nov. 9, Little Rock…

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