When a large, unexpected package arrived at a New Jersey family’s home where the addressed recipient did not live, the residents called the police. When Hazlet Police arrived and opened the package in search of a packing list or receipt that could help them locate the intended recipient, they found 50 pounds of vacuum-sealed marijuana.
Now, we’re all familiar with the whole “it got lost in the mail” shtick, but I really wouldn’t want to be the person who misaddressed $100,000 worth of weed to an unsuspecting suburban family so law abiding they wouldn’t even open another person’s mail.
An attempted marijuana theft gone horribly wrong has left three people dead and two Northern California growers facing serious jail time.
Two growers, who are also brothers from the small town of Rail Road Flat in Calaveras County, have been arrested following a fatal shooting near their grow site early Tuesday morning that left three unarmed would-be burglars dead.
The city of Toledo, OH recently passed a cannabis decriminalization measure that reduced possession charges to no jail time and no fine (for up to 200 grams).
The Justice Department will grant early release to 6,000 inmates incarcerated for non-violent drug offenses in attempt to reduce prison overcrowding and enact the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s motion to reduce punishments for both future and past drug offenders.
Between Oct. 30 and Nov. 2, the selected and approved 6,000 inmates will be released from federal prisons across the nation. Two-thirds of those released will enter halfway houses; the other third will be comprised of foreign citizens who will be deported.
Two marijuana consumers in Colorado have filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against a large cannabis dispensary chain because of pesticides it uses to grow its weed.
The case against a Denver-based cannabis company called LivWell, which has nine marijuana dispensaries across Colorado, underscores the battle over what chemicals and pesticides should be allowed in the cannabis cultivation process.