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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.

Maryland Governor to Sign Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

April 8, 2014
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) said Monday that he will sign a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.

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.

Video: Colorado Raises $2M in First Month of Marijuana Taxes

March 11, 2014
The first tax figures for the first state in the nation to legalize retail marijuana shows the drug brought in $3.5 million in taxes and fees for Colorado in January

Colorado Raises $2M in First Month of Marijuana Taxes

March 11, 2014

Police agencies in Colorado say they'd like to see more funding to offset the extra workload of enforcing the state's marijuana laws, which are bringing in tax revenues. Read Full Story Here.

FLEOA Defends DEA Administrator Leonhart Against the Marijuana Policy Project’s Petition

January 28, 2014
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its full support for the leader of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and slammed the Marijuana Policy Project's (MPP) petition that calls for President Obama to replace her because she disagreed with Obama's comments.

Marijuana Case Filings Plummet in Colorado Following Legalization

January 13, 2014
Charges for all manner of marijuana crimes plummeted in the months after Colorado voters legalized limited possession of cannabis for people over 21, even for those that are still illegal.

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.

TruNarc

October 8, 2013
Thermo Scientific TruNarc is a handheld analyzer for narcotics identification, including synthetic cannabinoids in bulk or sprayed form—the final form found before sale and consumption. IACP Booth #2946

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.

Thermo Scientific Updates TruNarc Drug Analyzer

August 15, 2013
Law enforcement officers using the new TruNarc v1.3 can now identify cannabinoids and other illegal drugs on-site with the handheld device, according to Thermo Scientific.

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.

Calif. High Court Rejects 'Plain Smell' Test for Marijuana

June 27, 2013
The California Supreme Court Tuesday rejected a prosecutor's argument that officers don't need a search warrant to seize a package that smells of marijuana.

Video: Campus Cops Confiscate 2-Pound Joint

April 23, 2013
California police confiscated a two-pound marijuana joint from University of California, Santz Cruz students who planned to smoke it Saturday during a 4/20 party.

Campus Cops Confiscate 2-Pound Joint

April 23, 2013

California police confiscated a two-pound marijuana joint from University of California, Santz Cruz students who planned to smoke it on 4/20. Read the full story here.

Ohio Chief Who Ate Pot-Laced Cake Thought He Was Dying

April 15, 2013
Laurelville Police Chief Mike Berkemeier told WBNS, "I thought I was dying," after eating an entire cake laced with hash oil (a concentrated form of THC) that had been left in his kitchen by his younger daughter's friend.

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.

FEMA: Hash Oil Extraction Causing Explosions

February 27, 2013
Last week FEMA issued an alert stating that some explosions in residences and hotels have possibly been caused by a process using butane to extract and concentrate compounds from marijuana.
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