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  1. Ron Strider

    Less Than 1 Ounce Of Marijuana Leads To Arrests Of More Than 60 Georgia Partygoers

    At least 63 people were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana after police were unable to identify the actual owner of the drug stash found at a house party in Cartersville, Georgia, over the weekend. Cartersville police said they arrived at the...
  2. Ron Strider

    UK: Five Arrested After Cannabis Seized In Nottinghamshire Town

    Police have arrested five people in connection with two separate cannabis grows. Officers were able to carry out the arrests after receiving information from the public about a house in Portland Road, Hucknall, at around 12.25pm yesterday (Sunday, October 15). They arrested a 40-year-old...
  3. Ron Strider

    NE: NSP Investigators Seize 50 Lbs. Of Marijuana In Omaha

    Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a man and seized 50 pounds of marijuana at the Omaha train station. Investigators were conducting routine operations during the morning hours of Friday, October 13, when they noticed two suspicious bags in the cargo area of a...
  4. Ron Strider

    NC: Man Charged With Hiding His Weed In The Courthouse Weeds

    A North Carolina man has been arrested and charged with trying to hide marijuana in the bushes at a courthouse before a hearing on a possible probation violation. Local media outlets reported that Lee County Sheriff Tracy Carter said 21-year-old Teon Shamal La'Shane Douglas of Sanford was...
  5. Ron Strider

    GA: UGA Football Player Arrested On Marijuana Charge

    Georgia junior linebacker Natrez Patrick has been arrested on two misdemeanor charges, including marijuana possession – his second such arrest since joining the team. Patrick was booked into the Athens-Clarke County jail at 11:37 p.m. on Thursday night on charges of possession of less than...
  6. Ron Strider

    MA: Marijuana Arrests Plunge In 2016, But Racial Disparity Remains

    Police officers in Massachusetts, which in 1911 became the first US state to make cannabis illegal, arrested fewer people for marijuana-related offenses last year than they have in decades. But look at the people who were arrested in 2016, and there's a clear pattern: They're...
  7. Ron Strider

    Kidnapped Marijuana Store Employee Found Dead

    The body of kidnapped marijuana store employee Cameron Smith has been found, according to reports from KHQ. Smith and his car were taken from the parking lot of Lucid Marijuana on First Street in Cheney on Sunday. The suspects in the case have been identified as Donovan Culps and his niece...
  8. Ron Strider

    UT: Payson Man Arrested For Reportedly Dealing Marijuana

    Payson police arrested a local man Sunday after he reportedly intended to deal marijuana. Tawn Thorn, 44, was arrested on suspicion of the third-degree felonies of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a weapon by a restricted person, along with the...
  9. Ron Strider

    Zach Randolph Arrested On Charge Of Marijuana Possession With Intent To Sell

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department arrested Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph on a felony charge of marijuana possession with intent to sell, according to police reports. The arrest was part of a Wednesday night disturbance that resulted in damage to five Los Angeles Police...
  10. Ron Strider

    OK: Lawton Jail Employee Arrested For Marijuana In Diaper

    An employee of the Lawton jail has been arrested after police say they found marijuana in a diaper she carried into the jail. The Lawton Constitution reports (The Lawton Constitution ) that the female employee of the Lawton Correctional Facility was arrested Saturday after other employees...
  11. Ron Strider

    NY: Smoking Marijuana While Black

    New York City was scaling back its stop-and-frisk program even before a federal judge ruled in 2013 that the tactics underlying it violated the constitutional rights of minority citizens. It's hard not to look at marijuana arrests today without thinking of that saga. Although the city has...
  12. Ron Strider

    Racial Disparities In Marijuana Arrests Seen Across Virginia

    Hanover County, just north of Richmond, has about 88,000 white residents, and in an average year, 246 whites are arrested there for marijuana possession. That represents a rate of 280 white arrests for every 100,000 white residents. About 9,600 African-Americans also live in Hanover County...
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    Ireland - How can I avoid being caught?

    Hi, I smoke to help with anxiety but have had little to no choice in what strain is available to buy here in Dublin. Sometimes I'm told what it is, but who knows really. That's why I have decided to grow a plant and see how it goes. I have picked an easy auto strain, high in CBD, so that i know...
  14. K

    'Godfather Of Grass' Arrested In Montreal After Marijuana Plants Seized From KY Farm

    Louisville, Ky. – Authorities say an American man known as the "Godfather of Grass" has been arrested in Montreal after eight years on the run. The U.S. Marshals Service says authorities sought John Robert "Johnny" Boone after they seized 2,400 marijuana plants on his Kentucky farm. The...
  15. K

    Despite Legal Marijuana Reforms, Minorities Bear The Brunt Of Pot Arrests

    California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana, but police have arrested almost half a million people for marijuana-related offenses over the last 10 years, a recent study finds. The majority of those being arrested are minorities, despite usage rates among white and black...
  16. K

    California Arrested Nearly Half A Million People For Pot Over The Past Decade

    California residents will decide whether to fully legalize the recreational use of marijuana this November in a vote that's likely to have a major influence on marijuana policy in other states regardless of which way it goes. One of the more nuanced arguments against legalization in...
  17. K

    AZ: Marijuana Legalization Would Eliminate Several Felony Arrests A Day In Phoenix

    If voters approve it in November, the pending ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Arizona stands to eliminate several felony arrests each day in the city of Phoenix alone. On average, the Phoenix police have arrested more than seven people a day since January 2015...
  18. K

    IL: Blacks More Likely To Be Busted For Pot Here

    Blacks are dramatically more likely than whites to be arrested or ticketed for possession of small amounts of marijuana in Evanston. Figures from the Evanston Police Department to be presented at tonight's Human Services Committee meeting indicate that of the 77 people who were arrested or...
  19. K

    Colorado Data Suggests Race Plays A Role In Which Teenagers Get Arrested For Pot

    Cannabis prohibition is supposed to be over in Oregon. But data from other states suggests the color of your skin changes the legality of marijuana. Studies in Washington and Colorado, which both legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, still show wide disparities in pot arrests of juveniles...
  20. T

    Finally Got Busted

    I was arrested last night for possession of marijuana of not even a gram. I live in Corpus, TX. Just asking for any advice and what to expect this being my first charge of any kind. What should I expect in consequences and I also need to change the location of my hearing, since I will be leaving...