Border Patrol agents in Arizona were reportedly fired upon by a Mexican military helicopter that traveled across the border.
Today the ACLU released a major report, tracking the militarization of the police in the United States.
It would have been hard to imagine that Leo Sharp, a successful 90-year old day-lily grower, World War II veteran and mild-looking great-grandfather, was in fact the most prolific drug mule that U.S. law enforcement had ever tracked.
There were 6 uniformed Sheriffs, wearing their hip-boots, forming a human blockade; a CHECKPOINT in the river, blocking every innertube from passing by. They had their sunglasses on, their hands on their hips and their arms
The Food and Drug Administration will review the status of cannabis as a schedule 1 drug. A request for a review was filed with the agency by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The FDA still considers cannabis to have no medical benefit. Howeve
It turns out that Dick Cheney isn't the only Bush administration muckety-muck still fighting the last war.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon got an unusual treat for his 70th birthday on Friday when the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, presented him with a cake made with coca leaves.
40% of all pot confiscated in Idaho is medicinal marijuana legally obtained in Oregon. A medical marijuana user who lives in Idaho, describes the anxious trip home from Oregon as being akin to "crossing the Berlin Wall.
A 19-year-old Texas man suspected of baking and selling pot brownies was shocked to learn that he faces between five and 99 years in jail.
The world of DMT is incredibly vast. What DMT opens in us is so profound that it is impossible to truly express. I have been making, using, and initiating people into DMT use, for around 40 years. I was the one who first discovered that the free-base
Chicagoans who report sales of illegal smokes could be in for a payday. A new city program by the mayor and the Chicago Department of Public Health, offers $100 cash rewards to people who alert inspectors to illicit tobacco sales.
One of the risks of operating a medical marijuana dispensary is the possibility of attracting unwanted attention from violent, dishonest people willing to defraud and even kill others in order to indulge their addiction.
What the 45th Parallel staff didn't know was that "Hankins" had committed interstate wire fraud, suborned Dr. Mallari into falsifying medical records, and obtained a counterfeit Idaho driver's license. Nor did they know
"Here are your options," Dr. Samuel Mazza said he was told by Gregory Kelly, a DEA investigator. "You either give up your [DEA] license [to prescribe] or give up your position on the board . . . or you challenge it in court."
Two high school seniors have been kicked off their lacrosse team (and will be barred from the state championship) because they were photographed smoking victory cigars at their graduation ceremony.
A NYC Dept of Investigation implicated Charles Hynes, the Brooklyn district attorney, in the improper use of money seized from drug dealers and other criminal defendants to pay a political consultant more than $200,000
Reduced to its essence, the defendants' supposed crime was to provide a substance legally recognized as medicine to people who needed it – most of whom were senior citizens with chronic pain or similar condition – through free exchanges at a rate the
If I started a business and it was clearly failing, I would shut it down. The war on drugs has failed -- why isn't it being shut down?
The House of Representatives in Washington passed a resolution that would end all funding for federal raids on legal medical marijuana dispensaries. The move came as an amendment to a little-noticed bill, sponsored by Sam Farr, a Democrat, and Re
But many of the 18,000 prisoners who began the clemency process almost certainly do not meet the requirements set out by the Justice Department, advocates and administration officials stressed.
The world Terrell inhabits is one in which police – acting as righteousness incarnate – kick in doors at 3:00 am and hurl incendiary devices into homes in order to arrest people on suspicion of non-violent drug offenses.
Legal cannabis sales in the United States are projected to reach as high as $2.57 billion this year, split among the 21 states that allow the sale of some form of marijuana. That's up from $1.53 billion a year ago. As time goes on, the marijuana ind
Richard Posner, who sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, writes in The New Republic that he believes alcohol and tobacco may do more harm than illegal drugs and treats the legalization of marijuana as inevitable:
The dark web may have a silver lining, according to a pair of academics: A new class of geekier, less violent drug dealers.
After Georgia's Mountain Judicial Circuit Narcotics Criminal Investigation and Suppression Team burned a toddler with a flashbang grenade during a drug raid on Wednesday, Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell told Access North Georgia:
At the end of May, the US House of Representatives made headlines for voting on an amendment that would restrict the Drug Enforcement Agency from obstructing state industrial hemp programs, and from cracking down on medical marijuana facilities. An e
Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal was arrested for DUI after she not only struck a car while driving drunk but it turned out to be a cruiser of the Broward County Sheriff's Department. She is the third such judge in the county to be arrested.
At first glance, Ross McDonnell’s ambrotypes resemble 19th century portraits of desperados.
“She was having a conversation with a female agent, and trying to give the agents the lock code,” Ilana Lipsen claimed. Then this one agent charged at her, threw her, kicked her legs out from under her, and when she was falling,
"We don't know all the health effects of e-cigarette vapor yet, but we don't need to wait to address this issue," she said. "I know I don't want to have to breathe all those chemicals, and I don't think the public should either."