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FBI Agent Arrested for Stealing and Using Hundreds of Grams of Heroin

In Washington, DC, an FBI agent was arrested last Friday for stealing hundreds of grams of heroin seized in drug raids, keeping it in his car, and occasionally using the drug. Matthew Lowry, 33, is expected to plead guilty to all 64 charges brought against him, which includes charges of obstruction of justice, heroin possession, …

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Police Raid Club Of Former Reporter Who Quit on Live TV to Advocate for Cannabis Legalization

By Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police served search warrants at marijuana activist Charlo Greene’s Alaska Cannabis Club after receiving reports of illegal marijuana sales. The police took marijuana and impounded a Dodge Dakota and a Jeep Liberty on Friday, KTUU reported. Greene is a former television reporter who gained notoriety when she …

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Now Is The Time To Support Cannabis Law Reform In Your State

By Paul Armentano, NORML Marijuana law reform legislation is presently pending in over 30 states. Is your state one of them? Visit NORML’s online ‘Take Action Center’ here to find out. By clicking this link, you will have access to up-to-date bill status information. You can also quickly contact your elected officials and urge their …

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The Arizer Air Offers A New Option For Portable Vaping

If you are looking for a small, portable, easy-to-use hand-held vaporizer, look no further. The Arizer Air Vaporizor fits all of those needs, and more. While some vapes can be clunky, difficult to manage, or complicated to use, the Arizer makes vaping all too easy and convenient. Small enough to fit comfortably in a purse …

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Oklahoma Bill to Charge Pregnant Drug Users With Assaulting Fetus Passes Senate Committee

Pregnant women who use drugs could face criminal assault charges under a measure that was approved with a unanimous 37 to 0 vote in Oklahoma’s Senate Appropriations Committee. Senate Bill 559 would change the definition of assault to include the illegal use of a drugs by a child’s mother while the mother is pregnant. A …

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How to Germinate Cannabis Seeds

By Robert Bergman, ILoveGrowingMarijuana.com Because marijuana seed germination paves the way for healthy development of the plant, it is very important to make sure that every need of the seed and germ are fulfilled. This article will describe what seeds are, and what exactly makes them germinate. We will uncover the process of germinating seeds …

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Florida SWAT Cop Guns Down Unarmed Man in Cannabis Raid

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org A Volusia County sheriff’s deputy on a dawn SWAT team pot raid shot and killed an unarmed resident of the home Tuesday. Derek Cruice, 26, becomes the 10th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year. According to The Daytona Beach News-Journal, Cruice was unarmed …

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A D.C. Man Walks Into A Police Station And Asks For Cannabis… And Gets It

By Martin Austermuhle, American University Radio D.C. police often confiscate drugs during the course of searches and arrests, but now D.C. residents are legally allowed to ask for them back — and one recently did. According to D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7), a resident walked into the Sixth District police station in Ward …

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FOX News Doctor Claims Legalization Causes Crack Babies

By Barry Bard, Marijuana.com Aside from Nancy Grace and Bill O’Reilly, it’s become increasingly more rare to hear arguments against marijuana legalization from national media outlets–even FOX news. But FOX’s Medical A-Team doctor David Samadi gave us a blast from the “Reefer Madness” past this weekend, when the ill-informed doctor made some outrageous remarks against cannabis. …

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Maraschino Cherry Mogul Kills Self As Cops Discover Cannabis Grow

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org The owner of historic maraschino cherry company in Brooklyn, New York, committed suicide at his plant Thursday morning moments after officers discovered a massive marijuana grow-up behind a false wall in the factory basement. Arthur Mondella, 48, becomes the 9th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so …

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What is a Cannabis Plant? A Breakdown of the Anatomy and Functionality of Cannabis

By Robert Bergman, ILoveGrowingMarijuana.com The Plant Kingdom is the foundation of almost every single ecosystem on the face of the Earth. Without plants, there would be no animals— no insects, mammals, or birds. No humans. Animals (humans included), depend on plants for food. Plants, however, are not held down by the same restrictions. They transmute …

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Study Finds Drastically Decreased Mortality Rate for Infants that Test Positive for Cannabis

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In an eye-opening study which examined 2,964 infants, it was found that those which tested positive for cannabis had a huge decrease in their likelihood of early mortality. In the 2-year study, infants which were drug-negative had an average mortality rate of 15.7 deaths per 1,000 live births. Cocaine and opiate-positive infants had a mortality …

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