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Australian Teen Driver in a Cloud of Marijuana Smoke Rams Patrol Vehicle

An Australian driver—whose vehicle was filled with a thick cloud of marijuana smoke—rammed a patrol vehicle during a vehicle pursuit about 25 miles from Melbourne.

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Enforcing the Wild West of Weed

Legalizing marijuana is requiring law enforcement to rethink and retool its drug enforcement efforts.

Illinois Now 11th State to Allow Recreational Marijuana

Legalization in Illinois also means that nearly 800,000 people with criminal records for purchasing or possessing 30 grams of marijuana or less may have those records expunged.

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.

Testing Drivers for Marijuana Impairment

Drivers under the influence of THC may suffer from slower reaction time, impaired cognitive performance, and increased risk-taking.

Washington State Legislation Could Vacate 200,000 Marijuana Convictions

The identical bills, SB 5605 and HB 1500, would require the sentencing court to vacate a conviction for misdemeanor marijuana possession if the person applying was 21 or older at the time of the offense.

Georgia Officer Shot, Saved by Vest While Investigating Marijuana Smell at Gas Station

Yother then approached the car and asked for ID. That's when the GBI said a woman in the passenger seat pulled a gun out of the glove box and shot him in the arm. That bullet ricocheted into his chest, where it hit his vest and his cellphone.

Study: Majority of Subjects Killed by Georgia Police Had Drugs in Their System

According to a report by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, in nearly 20 percent of the fatal shootings involving police officers since 2012 the subject had methamphetamine in their system.

Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal Passes

The proposal to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use was on its way to victory early Wednesday morning, making Michigan the first state in the Midwest to approve legal weed.

Canadian Agency Says 'OK' to Off-Duty Marijuana Use by Officers

Chief Charles Bordeleau said that while officers won't be banned from using the drug when they're not on the job—once it becomes legal at the end of October—"an officer needs to be fit for duty when showing up for work."