Nebraska State Patrol seize 122 pounds of marijuana after pot package falls off flatbed

Published: Jan 22, 2018, 10:54 am • Updated: Jan 22, 2018, 10:54 am By The Associated Press ODESSA, Neb. — Authorities say a fallen package of pot has led to the arrests of two people along Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says someone called the patrol…

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Teen marijuana use falls to 22-year low, federal report says

Published: Sep 7, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Sep 7, 2017, 2:50 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation’s 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week. Last…

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Marijuana Trafficking Falls Following Statewide Legalization According To Federal Government

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Federal marijuana trafficking prosecutions have declined significantly since the passage of statewide laws regulating the plant’s production and retail sale to adults, according to data provided by the United States Sentencing Commission. According to the new report, the number of marijuana trafficking offenders prosecuted…

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7 Ways New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Falls Short

(image via wikipedia) By Phillip Smith New York’s long-delayed medical marijuana program finally rolled out this month, not with a bang, but with a whimper. What looks to be the country’s tightest medical marijuana program has an extremely limited number of producers and retailers, a tiny number of eligible patients,…

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Help The ‘Kettle Falls Five’ Appeal Their Federal Medical Marijuana Convictions

Recently the remaining members (three total) of the ‘Kettle Falls Five’ were convicted on federal marijuana charges. One of the members of the case was already convicted, and charges were dropped against the last member (Larry Harvey, R.I.P.). There is a legal fund setup right now on IndieGoGo to help…

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All Three Defendants In Kettle Falls Medical Marijuana Cultivation Case Receive Jail Sentences

Patient Advocates Call On President Obama to Pardon All Defendants and Fully End Federal Prosecution of Medical Cannabis Patients I received the following press release late yesterday: Earlier today Rhonda Firestack-Harvey and Michelle Gregg were sentenced to one year and a day in connection to federal cannabis cultivation charges. Fellow…

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Ohio Marijuana Legalization Effort Falls Short, Has Ten Days To Gather More Signatures

The ResponsibleOhio campaign turned in 695,273 signatures to try to put marijuana legalization on Ohio’s 2015 Election ballot. That’s more than twice the required 305,591 valid signatures, and means that of the signatures turned in, roughly 43.95% of them needed to be valid. Considering that the campaign hired professional signature gatherers, the…

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