Crime

Marijuana Extraction Causes Anaheim Fire

Marijuana Extraction Causes Anaheim Fire

On Saturday evening, a fire broke out in an Anaheim, California apartment complex while an individual was extracting marijuana concentrates, which led to an explosion. Stephen Toshiyuka, 23, lives...
Appeal Filed Against Arizona Marijuana DUI Ruling

Appeal Filed Against Arizona Marijuana DUI Ruling

On February 12th, the Arizona Court of Appeals overturned a trial judge who said that it does not make sense to prosecute marijuana DUIs if the person is showing...
Men Caught Smoking Marijuana in Police Parking Lot

Men Caught Smoking Marijuana in Police Parking Lot

Three New Jersey men made it easy for police officers to make an arrest when they decided to smoke a joint in the Totowa police barracks parking lot. The...
Indiana Aims for Stricter Marijuana Laws

Indiana Aims for Stricter Marijuana Laws

In a time when many states are lessening punishments for marijuana crimes through decriminalization and legalization, Indiana is trying to impose harsher punishments on those found guilty of marijuana...
Washington Kills House Bill to Eliminate Marijuana Misdemeanors

Washington Kills House Bill to Eliminate Marijuana Misdemeanors

The Washington State House of Representatives killed a bill that would have waived misdemeanor marijuana offenses for adults ago 21 and older. Washington State House Bill 1661 never made...
New York Police Spent 1 Million Hours on Marijuana Arrests

New York Police Spent 1 Million Hours on Marijuana Arrests

A new report released by the Drug Policy Alliance and Marijuana Arrest Research Project, shows that between 2002 and 2012, the New York Police Department spent over 1 million...
New York “Stop and Frisk” Trial Starts This Week

New York “Stop and Frisk” Trial Starts This Week

New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy is a controversial one– many believe that police are abusing the policy to target people based on race.  A trial against the NYPD...
$4 Million Worth of Marijuana Found on Beach in Santa Barbara

$4 Million Worth of Marijuana Found on Beach in Santa Barbara

On Sunday, $4 million worth of marijuana was discovered at Arroyo Camada Beach in Santa Barbara, Ca.  The marijuana was found next to a boat that was left on...
Anti-Medical Marijuana New York Assemblyman Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Anti-Medical Marijuana New York Assemblyman Arrested for Marijuana Possession

On Thursday, New York Assemblyman Stephen Katz was stopped for speeding by State Police, who then discovered a small bag of marijuana in Katz’s possession. Katz, a Republican, has...
Border Patrol Finds Tons of Marijuana in Tractor Trailer

Border Patrol Finds Tons of Marijuana in Tractor Trailer

Border Patrol officials at a South Texas vehicle checkpoint discovered over 6,700 pounds of marijuana stashed in the bag of a tractor trailer on Friday. Border patrol officials announced...