Crime

Teenager Faces Life in Prison for Hash Brownies

Teenager Faces Life in Prison for Hash Brownies

Nineteen year old Jacob Lavoro is facing a life sentence in Texas for selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil.  The maximum sentence is so high due to...
Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

A Florida man has been arrested after using a marijuana plant as a weapon in a fight against his brother. The fight happened Saturday evening shortly after 31-year-old Rodney...
Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Co. is suing a Colorado marijuana edible maker, claiming that the company’s packaging is too similar to those made by the famous chocolate company. The trademark infringement lawsuit,...
Rapper Wiz Khalifa Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Arrested for Marijuana Possession

With an album called “Rolling Papers”, rapper Wiz Khalifa has never hidden the fact that he is a cannabis enthusiast.  However, the rapper’s love of pot caught up with...
Couple Finds Marijuana in McDonald’s Burgers

Couple Finds Marijuana in McDonald’s Burgers

An Iowa couple claims to have found marijuana on their McDonald’s burgers last month.  Police are investigating the claim that there was marijuana between the two patties on the...
BHO Explosion at Marijuana Grow House Injures 3 in Denver

BHO Explosion at Marijuana Grow House Injures 3 in Denver

Three people are hurt after an explosion at a marijuana growing faciity in Denver, Colorado.  The explosion happened Wednesday while the individuals were using butane to make marijuana extracts....
San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office has asked county supervisors for $500,000 to be spent on a new boat in order to target marijuana smugglers.  Over the past two...
30 Pounds of Pot Found in MA Produce Delivery

30 Pounds of Pot Found in MA Produce Delivery

About 30 pounds of marijuana were found inside of a tractor trailer making a produce delivery to the Stop & Shop grocery store in Freetown Mass. The delivery originated...
Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in connection to an alleged fake medical marijuana operation in Michigan.  According to federal court documents, the defendants in the case used Michigan’s medical...
Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

One argument that opponents of marijuana legalization frequently make is that marijuana legalization will increase crime in their neighborhoods.  A new study, however, refutes that notion.  New data shows...