FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Did you attend any events related to National Police Week this year?



Search Result: Legalizing Drugs

Displaying 1  -  20  of  44

Marijuana Edibles on the Agenda for Colorado Legislators

April 14, 2014
Labeling marijuana edibles is just one of the many issues surrounding legalized marijuana in the state of Colorado.

Wash. Marijuana Entrepreneurs Fear Violence with All-Cash Industry

March 31, 2014
With Washington marijuana retailers scheduled to open in June, prospective business owners are worried the state industry could be plagued with violent crime.

Colo. Chiefs Ask for Cut of Marijuana Money

March 13, 2014
Police departments across the state say a significant portion of the revenue should come back to those right on the front lines, dealing with criminal behavior related to pot.

Crowds Flock to Legal Marijuana Stores in Colo.

January 2, 2014
From Telluride to Denver, thousands of people cheerfully stood in lines for hours to buy legal marijuana after presenting nothing more than identification.

Denver Police Won't Actively Seek Pot-Smoking Scofflaws, Chief Says

December 30, 2013
Extra Denver police officers will be on hand to protect patrons of newly legalized recreational pot shops on Wednesday, but they won't be actively looking to arrest them if they light up in public.

Carcinogenic Cannabis

September 30, 2013
Federal, state and local police as well as other government officials have succumbed to the money involved in the cannabis cancer. Whether it's the legal medical marijuana trade or illegal drug-trafficking gangs, it originates from the same criminal sources.

DOJ Won't Challenge State Marijuana Legalization

August 30, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder informed the governors of Washington and Colorado Thursday that the Department of Justice would allow the states to create a regime that would regulate and implement the ballot initiatives that legalized the use of marijuana for adults.

Seattle Police To Hand Out Doritos at Hempfest

August 15, 2013
The bags will include educational information affixed to them and a label with a link to the agency's "Marijwhatnow" FAQ explaining that adults can possess up to an ounce of marijuana.

Seattle Chief Tells Pot Users, 'Don't Embarrass Officers'

May 13, 2013
Interim Seattle Police Chief Jim Pugel told attendees of a pro-marijuana rally Saturday to avoid using it in front of police officers, following the state's legalization of the drug in November.

Calif. High Court Upholds Local Pot Dispensary Bans

May 7, 2013
The California Supreme Court gave local governments the power Monday to zone medical marijuana dispensaries out of existence, a decision that upholds bans in about 200 cities but does little to solve Los Angeles' years-long struggle to regulate hundreds of storefront pot outlets.

Survey: Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

April 5, 2013
A majority of Americans support making marijuana legal, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. For the first time in its 40 years of polling, a majority of respondents (52%) said they would support legalizing marijuana.

Mo. Agency Silences Pot-Lobbying Sergeant

March 18, 2013
A St. Louis Metro Police sergeant has sued his department, after commanders revoked his permission to work as a lobbyist supporting the legalization of marijuana.

Give Us Your Best 'Cop Slang' for Marijuana

December 7, 2012
With the marijuana legalization debate now in the spotlight, let's take a look at all the slang terms for marijuana. There are plenty out there, and we'd like your best one.

Seattle PD Now Issues Verbal Warnings for Public Marijuana

December 6, 2012
The Seattle Police Department advised its officers to issue verbal warnings to subjects who use marijuana in public, ahead of Washington's marijuana legalization measure going into affect today.

Colorado, Washington Legalize Marijuana

November 7, 2012
Voters in Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana, setting up a showdown with the Department of Justice. Also, Massachusetts became the 18th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

Ballot Measures 2012: Death Penalty, Legal Marijuana, Bargaining Rights

November 6, 2012
Today, voters in three states will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana and in California will consider reshaping sentencing for violent offenders.

3 States Vote On Full Marijuana Legalization

October 15, 2012
Voters in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington will consider fully legalizing marijuana for recreational use next month when they go to the polls. Passage of the measures would set up a potential showdown between the states and federal authorities.

Plan Would Limit NYPD Pot Arrests

June 4, 2012
New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo will ask the legislature to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana to reduce the number of "stop and frisk" encounters between officers and subjects, he announced today.

Medical Marijuana Passes In Conn.

May 7, 2012
Connecticut became the 17th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for various medical ailments, when the state legislature passed a bill early Saturday authorizing its use.

Feds Raid Calif. Marijuana University

April 3, 2012
Dozens of federal agents on Monday raided the Oakland businesses and apartment of Richard Lee, the state's most prominent advocate for the legalization and regulation of marijuana, carting away loads of pot and belongings but not revealing the purpose of their investigation.
« Previous123Next »
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine