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The state's immoral war on drugs is now bipartisanly opposed
One Saturday in April of 1855, a large group of German immigrants assembled around the courthouse in downtown Chicago, hoping to attend a hearing at which 19 saloonkeepers would stand before a judge for violating new laws
As other nations have been rethinking their approach and admitting mistakes, British politicians have been too scared to embrace reform
Thomas Williams, a 72-year-old cancer patient in Michigan decided to use medical marijuana to alleviate his symptoms. Patients can grow up to 12 plants at a time, so when Williams noticed a couple of his plants were dying, he
Homeless and hungry, Fate Vincent Winslow wanted something to eat, so he agreed to sell pot to a stranger--an undercover cop.
As the debate over marijuana legalization continues in the United States, a new study suggests that smoking the controversial plant is about 114 times safer than drinking alcohol.
Ending prohibition is a welcome change, but these bills have severe problems. If passed, they would turn marijuana into a cartelized industry rather than a business opportunity for everyday people.
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Imagine if problem drinkers could be given a pill that makes them less likely to drink, less intoxicated if they do drink and more capable of enduring the life-threatening alcohol withdrawal syndrome that emerges after going "cold-turkey".
Doctors must be available round-the-clock in case CBP officers suspect they have a "swallower," which is what internal drug smugglers are known as. The doctors are charged with X-raying or otherwise examining suspects' body cavities,
I've been hearing and seeing reports that politicians in your states, those of Oklahoma and Nebraska, are very angry because a majority of voters in Colorado have decided to ignore the imperious edicts of the federal government and
An Alabama native American tribe that operates casinos in Florida informed the state if it doesn't allow them to expand their casinos, they have no choice but to start growing marijuana on the land designated for the expansion,
New federal rules that make it harder to get narcotic painkillers are taking an unexpected toll on thousands of veterans who depend on these prescription drugs to treat ailments, such as missing limbs and post-traumatic stress.
Prosecutors pressured him to plead guilty, but Burrell told the Free Press that he "couldn't plead guilty [to possessing] something I knew wasn't a drug. They set my bail at $250,000 for vitamins."
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A Texas Grand Jury failed to indict a cannabis grower over the death of a police SWAT team officer, because he believed he was being burgled during a police raid.
A lawsuit has been filed alleging that Austin police put a hood over a woman's head, restrained her arms and legs, put her in a choke hold until she went limp, and pinned her arm down with a boot, all to draw her blood over a DUI test.
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey will seek the death penalty for only the second time against a man they say led a violent street gang charged in 2013 with six murders.
Police in Colorado say they were justified in aggressively arresting a teenager for rolling a joint on a bus bench -- slamming him to the ground and applying pressure behind his ear in what they call a "pain compliance technique"
After 13 short days of trial, Ross Ulbricht has been convicted of running the unprecedented, anonymous online black market known as the Silk Road.
Weed history is being made in Seattle: the first vending machines to dispense marijuana flower buds debuted Tuesday. The machines, called ZaZZZ, are being placed in medical pot dispensaries, which helps to verify customer's age and identity since
A NYPD officer who was caught on video stomping on a man's head has been indicted on assault charges. Officer Joel Edouard also pulled a gun from his holster during a struggle with a man who was suspected of smoking a joint.
The conservative wave of 2014 featured an unlikely, progressive undercurrent: In two states, plus the nation's capital, Americans voted convincingly to pull the plug on marijuana prohibition. Even more striking were the results in California, where
Despite repeated assurances that the Justice Department is not interested in targeting medical marijuana users and despite a congressional edict aimed at stopping it from doing so, federal prosecutors are still trying to put five patients in Washingt
The Drug Enforcement Administration abandoned an internal proposal to use surveillance cameras for photographing vehicle license plates near gun shows in the United States to investigate gun-trafficking, the agency's chief said.
David Conner, a 43-year-old resident of Redding, California, will spend at least three years in a government cage in Idaho because a State Trooper in Oregon spied an open can of Monster energy drink in Conner's rental car.
As the saga of the Silk Road has unfolded over the last four years, everyone has had an opinion about the unprecedented, billion-dollar online narcotics bazaar, from press to politicians to prosecutors.
Claiming there is no "constitutional right" to smoke, the New Orleans City Council unanimously voted to outlaw smoking and electronic cigarettes in indoor and outdoor public places.
Arles Cepeda, who lives in Castle Hill Houses, will file a federal lawsuit Friday against the NYPD after she says she was arrested and thrown in a cell for calling 311 to report drug deals and building conditions. She called the city hotline 44 times