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Marijuana Arrests Plummet in New York City

Marijuana Arrests Plummet in New York City

Just a few years ago New York City was the cannabis arrest capital of the world. Over a 20-year period the NYPD made almost 700,000 marijuana arrests, the vast majority of which involved minority suspects despite the fact that marijuana use is roughly level when broken down by race.

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Bhang Chocolates Raided By Law Enforcement

Bhang Chocolates Raided by Law Enforcement

Yesterday afternoon, MedWest, a San Diego cannabis concentrate company, was raided by what was considered at the time an unknown law enforcement agency. While you may  not know who MedWest is, you probably know the edibles they supply under the brand Bhang Chocolates.

A few hours after the raid began, Med-West updated their website, stating, “Due to implications involving local law enforcement, MedWest is halting operations until further notice.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will provide an update once available.”

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Two Dummies Calls the Cops on Themselves for Transporting Weed, 911 Call Goes Viral

Two Dummies Call the Cops on Themselves for Transporting Weed, 911 Call Goes Viral

About a year ago, Leland Ayala-Doliente, 22, and Holland Sward, 23, made what we can only hope was the dumbest mistake of their short lives thus far. The pair was driving from Nevada to Montana carrying more than 20 pounds of weed. They chose to test their wares and soon became so paranoid that as they approached the Nevada-Idaho border, they decided to call the cops. On themselves.

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Instagram Selfies Lead to New Jersey Marijuana Arrest

Instagram Selfies Lead to New Jersey Marijuana Arrest

Watch what you put on Instagram, ladies and gents — especially if you live in a state where marijuana is unfortunately still illegal. Connor Kennedy of Sicklerville, New Jersey, learned this lesson the hard way.

Kennedy, 20, was arrested in his hometown for allegedly growing marijuana inside an abandoned building. The first clue that tipped authorities off to the illegal operation was the seven plants that several witnesses reported seeing on the back rear deck of the uninhabited home.

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Happy Anniversary, Colorado!

What Has Come from 2 Years of Legal Weed in Colorado?

It’s just a touch past two years now since legal marijuana sales began in the state of Colorado, and unlike some predicted, the sky didn’t fall! In fact, the sky has risen thanks to the elevated state of the economy. Let’s look at a couple of the great things Colorado should be celebrating on this anniversary!

Cannabis Arrests Are Down

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 Clever Smuglers Use Fake Carrots to Transport Weed

Smugglers Disguise Weed as Carrots

Texas border agents got quite a surprise this week when they found over a ton of marijuana disguised as rather large carrots.

A big rig was hauling produce across the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge along the Texas/Mexico border near the Gulf of Mexico when the truck caught the attention of U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents. The imaging inspection system saw some anomalies and flagged the shipment for secondary inspection.

After the more in-depth secondary inspection, agents discovered marijuana hidden inside carrot-shaped packages that were packed along with legitimate carrots.