Company challenges seizure of marijuana cash proceeds in Kansas

A #cash-management company is asking a #federal court to give back nearly 6,000 in #medical #marijuana sales that #Kansas law enforcement seized while the money was being transported from #Missouri to #Colorado. Sheriff’s deputies in #Dickinson County, Kansas, stopped a driver as she was traveling with the cash. The driver,…

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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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Police jail woman who paid $5,000 bail with marijuana-scented cash

ASHLAND, La.  — A Louisiana woman was arrested on drug charges after police determined the $ 5,000 cash she used to post an inmate’s bail had a “strong odor of marijuana.” Authorities began investigating Stormy Lynn Parfait, 33, on Friday, shortly after she showed up at the Ashland jail to…

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Edgewater’s $13 million civic center, partly funded by cannabis cash, opens Sunday

EDGEWATER — This weekend, thanks to its bustling marijuana trade, this tiny city on the western shore of Sloan’s Lake will forge a new civic identity with the opening of a $ 13 million municipal complex complete with library, police station, fitness center and city offices. Without $ 3 million…

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With marijuana banking legislation stalled, cannabusinesses awash with cash, vulnerable to violent crime

Published: Feb 10, 2018, 2:05 pm • Updated: Feb 10, 2018, 2:05 pm By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Stung by robberies in California, Colorado, Washington and other states, the cannabis industry is pressing Congress to change federal banking laws so that its retailers no longer have to…

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Cops seized $22 million in marijuana cash from a Miami hydroponics shop owner. He won’t lose it all

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 1:51 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 1:52 pm By David Ovalle, Miami Herald MIAMI — The Miami Lakes man found with $ 22 million in suspected marijuana cash stuffed in orange buckets inside his house pleaded guilty Wednesday — but he won’t be losing all…

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Elderly California Couple Arrested Again With Cannabis “Gifts” and Duffel Bag Full of Cash

Elderly California Couple Arrested Again With Cannabis “Gifts” and Duffel Bag Full of Cash The same elderly couple from California arrested last month for transporting 60 pounds of cannabis which they claimed to be given away as Christmas gifts were caught again in Nebraska. However, this time they were suspected…

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A Maryland bank is quietly solving the marijuana industry’s cash problem

Published: Jan 3, 2018, 9:33 am • Updated: Jan 3, 2018, 9:35 am By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Most banks refuse to open accounts for cannabis-related businesses even in states where pot is legal, citing federal laws that outlaw the drug and consider it on par with cocaine and…

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Six people pose as cops to rob a marijuana grow of 500 plants, cash and a truck

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 8:50 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 8:50 am By Tribune News Service, The Cannabist Staff One of at least six people who allegedly posed as law enforcement to tie up and rob victims at a Calaveras County marijuana grow last month was arrested after a…

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