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Experiments in California show that the government can quickly and efficiently expunge thousands of marijuana convictions. There's no reason it shouldn't.
Just in time for 4/20!
Alabama Police Ruined a Couple's Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped
Greg and Teresa Almond filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Randolph County Sheriff's Department after it raided their house and seized their savings for a misdemeanor pot offense.
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Greg and Teresa Almond lost their house after a financially devastating drug raid involving civil asset forfeiture.
States do not necessarily distinguish between hemp and marijuana, and the FDA looks askance at medical claims.
In a now-deleted Facebook post, Loudoun County deputies brag about a drug bust, get dragged, and likely don't learn any lessons.
A bill introduced Thursday with bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress would stop federal law enforcement from targeting states with legal weed.
The officer accused of falsifying the no-knock warrant for the home invasion that killed Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas retired last Friday.
N.J. Senate Won't Vote on Legalization Bill That Would Expunge Convictions for Possessing 5 Pounds of Weed
The governor, legislative leaders, and most residents say New Jersey should legalize. Cops and baby boomer lawmakers stand in the way.
But Justice Department officials want to stop them.
Kirsten Gillibrand Says Her Limit on Opioid Prescriptions 'Is Not Intended to Interfere With These Decisions'
If the senator really believed "all health care should be between doctors and patients," she would not be proposing a one-size-fits-all rule for pain treatment.
Art Acevedo plans to limit no-knock raids and give narcotics officers body cameras but wants credit for not covering up a cop's search warrant lies.
The paper suggests that more drug law enforcement is the solution to a problem created by drug law enforcement.
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The agency's opioid advice has led to arbitrary dose reductions, denial of care, senseless suffering, and suicide.
Democrats approached the issue carefully in 2016. Now six presidential candidates are all-in for complete reform.
Years after the state legalized medical marijuana, Maricopa County's top attorney served as a barrier.
Reports show Michigan police seize cash and cars from hundreds of people who are never convicted of a crime. Momentum is building to stop it.
Dyron Rashad Primus is serving 15 years for synthetic marijuana charges. That's absurd.
Lying to justify a search that killed two people could be a capital crime.
Art Acevedo also said police entering homes will soon start wearing body cameras.
"I don't have any indication it's a pattern," Police Chief Art Acevedo says.
An application for a warrant to search a narcotics officer's cellphone reveals that police have been unable to identify the informant.
The search warrant inventory does not include any evidence of drug dealing.
The questions reportedly relate to a search warrant affidavit that described drugs and a gun police never found.
Reducing the thresholds for mandatory minimums in fentanyl cases will produce more injustices like the ones the president highlighted last night.
"America is a Nation that believes in redemption."
In light of armed robberies by criminals posing as cops, that might not have been enough.
Police Chief Art Acevedo seems to think cops cannot be shot in self-defense.
Houston narcotics officers thought bursting into the house without warning was the cautious approach.
Family files lawsuit after surveillance footage shows staff failing to get him medical help.
Even if Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were selling heroin out of their house, the government's violent response cannot be morally justified.
"The robber didn't get anything, but the police got everything."
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the former vice president acknowledges regrets about his role in the drug war and mass incarcerations.
Online black markets shift faster than police can respond
Only if you are using heroin, fentanyl, or dangerous drug mixtures
Kansas Supreme Court Says Cops Can Search Your Home Without a Warrant If They Claim It Smells Like Pot
Cops supposedly smelled 25 grams of pot inside a plastic container inside a safe inside a closet 30 feet from a guy's doorstep.
The government is the villain of this story, not wealthy industrialists.