More than a dozen Maryland state prison guards helped a dangerous national gang operate a drug-trafficking and money-laundering scheme from behind bars that involved cash payments, sex and access to fancy cars, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Officials want to remind people who regularly cross the border to check their car—as some people become targets by drug cartels as unwitting mules in the narcotics business. Regular border travelers may be a boon to drug smugglers.
The 2 men caught four smugglers in a remote stretch of the border in 2008 and forced them to eat marijuana and to remove their outer clothing. The agents then allegedly set fire to the men's belongings and told them to flee
Marc J. Victor speaking at the Students for Liberty 420 Event at Arizona State University. Marc talked to a large crowd about freedom and the right to control your own body, He explained that the government has no right to wage a war on marijuana or
Published on Apr 16, 2013 - Myself and other seek comment from FBI agent Phillip Christiana about his attempts to get Rich Paul to wear a wire on his friends.
Rich’s trial for selling cannabis resumes at 9a. As you may already be aware, Rich is heroically facing 81 years in prison for selling cannabis. He has refused the plea deals and will be facing trial by jury.
The Supreme Court ruled police can't force a drunken driving suspect to submit to a blood draw unless they have a warrant or can show an urgent need to act without one. The 8-1 opinion rejected a position backed by the Obama administration
For the first time since the 1970s, researchers are being allowed to study the potential medical properties of the most tightly controlled substances around. But it's not easy.
Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has been increasing for a third year in a row and is heading for a record high, the U.N. said in a report released Monday.
The FDA decision extends Purdue Pharma LP's patent protection of OxyContin for at least another year, if not much longer. The blockbuster pain drug racked up sales of $2.8 billion last year. By blocking generic entrants, the FDA will reward companies
In a story that seems like a Hollywood screenplay, a political activist is making a stand against laws he feels are unjust. Rich Paul, the founder of the New Hampshire based 4:20 Foundation, is facing four felony charges for selling marijuana.
When it comes to marijuana, some of our elected officials are confused about who they represent. When proposition 200 was passed in 1996, it deleted the prison option for first time marijuana users and mandated drug counseling instead. Despite the ob
A majority of Americans now support legalizing marijuana use — the first time public support has crossed the 50 percent threshold, according to new polling from the Pew Research Center.
Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.
At least when it comes to marijuana, the war on drugs is over.
Former heart surgeon Dr. David Allen -- who in 2009 was accused of growing marijuana at his home, spent 14 months in jail and later had his charges dismissed -- has filed a lawsuit alleging federal civil, constitutional and human rights violations.
Why were Bear and Marcella singled out for such abusive treatment? According to recorded radio traffic among the deputies, the paramilitary raid was carried out because Bear had been politically profiled as a “Constitutionalist” – which meant that in
Former CIA employees whose Kansas home was fruitlessly searched for marijuana during a two-state drug sweep claim they were illegally targeted, possibly because they had bought indoor growing supplies to raise vegetables.
Federal criminal law permits prosecutors to charge people with "crimes" even though they have not broken the law. Prosecutors make up their own narratives and federal judges and juries always buy them no matter how outlandish.
In case you thought Mexican drug cartels had sunk as low as they could get, a new report details how they use children as young as 11 years old to do their murderous bidding.
The Obama administration is notorious for crony capitalism, through which big businesses reap huge riches by virtue of their cozy association with government.
Public opinion now favors the outright legalization of marijuana with nearly three-out-of-four adults in favor of legalizing medical marijuana.
Stimulants, antidepressants, anti-psychotics, sedatives and pain meds are the new "fuel" for America's front-line forces. While the idea of sending medicated soldiers into battle was unthinkable just three decades ago, today it's the status quo.
Working a Border Patrol checkpoint can be an exhausting job.
Why laws mandating drug tests for welfare recipients are doomed to fail.
The European Union's plans for tough new anti-smoking rules would break international trade rules, Malawi has told the World Trade Organization, signaling a potential legal challenge from the developing world.
Fear and panic filled the streets of Reynosa on Sunday night as rival gunmen battled during a three-hour firefight that saw automatic weapons and grenades used. Surprisingly, Mexican authorities were absent for most of the melee.
Budget cuts have forced the Navy to cancel its deployments to Latin America supporting the drug war. And what happens in Latin America doesn’t stay in Latin America.
For Cathy Jordan it began as a banner day. A hearing was just held unveiling the “Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act,” legislation to legalize medical marijuana for people like her who suffers from Lou Gehrig’s Disease and is wheelchair-bound.
Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, became El Salvador’s deadliest gang through force of numbers and the power of the handgun while inking some pretty crazy tattoos. Now if they weren’t deadly enough, the gang is transitioning into adopting heavier weapons w