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Tag: Medical Marijuana
Enforcing the Wild West of Weed
Legalizing marijuana is requiring law enforcement to rethink and retool its drug enforcement efforts.
July 7, 2019
Former Oklahoma Officer Opens Medical Marijuana Dispensary
A former officer with the Antlers (OK) Police Department has opened a medical marijuana dispensary in hopes of giving people an alternative pain and PTSD relief, replacing prescription opioids.
June 25, 2019
Michigan Legislator Pushes Bill to Outlaw Booby Traps After Officer Injured
There are no laws in Michigan that address booby traps like the one that injured Wyoming officer Dustin Cook at a medical marijuana grow site.
October 27, 2017
Video: Booby Trap Impales MI Officer at Marijuana Grow Operation
A bed of screws set up to protect a marijuana grow operation seriously injured a Michigan police officer there to investigate a break-in.
February 15, 2017
Booby Trap Impales MI Officer at Marijuana Grow Operation
A bed of screws set up to protect a marijuana grow operation seriously injured a Michigan police officer there to investigate a break-in. More Here.
February 15, 2017
U.S. Court Upholds Gun Buying Ban for Medical-Marijuana Users
Gun purchases are off limits in the U.S. to anyone who uses medical marijuana or holds a state-approved medicinal marijuana card, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
September 1, 2016
DEA Says "No" to Loosening Marijuana Restrictions
The gap between permissive state laws and a restrictive federal policy has become increasingly untenable in the minds of many doctors, patients, researchers, business owners, and legislators.
August 11, 2016
Former Officers Protecting Medical Marijuana Industry in Illinois
As police officers, part of their jobs was to put away drug sellers and users. Now, former law enforcement officials are doing private security work for Illinois' now-legal medical marijuana industry.
April 7, 2015
Police Impostors Rob Medical Marijuana Patient
Police say they have several leads to follow after posting images of three men impersonating law enforcement officers wanted for robbing a local medical marijuana patient in Maine.
September 30, 2014
Pot Growers Suing Police for Seizing Marijuana Plants
From Colorado and Washington state to California and Hawaii, police in medical marijuana states are being sued by people who want their marijuana back after prosecutors chose not to charge them or they were acquitted.
June 25, 2014
Florida to Vote on Medical Marijuana in November
Monday's Florida Supreme Court ruling puts medical marijuana on the November general election ballot. If the proposed constitutional amendment passes by at least 60 percent of the vote, some details will have to be sorted out by state health officials before patients can legally obtain pot.
January 27, 2014
N.Y. May Legalize Medical Marijuana
Joining a growing group of states that have loosened restrictions on marijuana, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans this week to announce an executive action that would allow limited use of the drug by those with serious illnesses.
January 5, 2014
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