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  1. Ron Strider

    2 Arrested After Colorado Sheriff Gets All-Marijuana Offer For Car On Craigslist

    Two people were arrested after they tried to trade marijuana for a vehicle being sold on Craigslist by the sheriff in Teller County, Colorado. Shawn Langley, 39, of Vail, contacted Sheriff Jason Mikesell after the sheriff advertised his personal vehicle for sale on Craigslist, the sheriff's...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Hundreds Of Illegal Marijuana Grow Operations Sprout In Shadow Of Mount Shasta

    It's happening in the shadow of Mount Shasta – hundreds of marijuana gardens pockmarking the landscape in neighborhoods that have little in the way of housing. For law enforcement officials in Siskiyou County, it's a state of emergency. "This is a monumental effort but, then again, we've...
  3. Ron Strider

    CA: Alleged Marijuana Growers Accused Of Trying To Bribe Siskiyou County Sheriff

    Two alleged marijuana growers are accused of attempting to bribe the Siskiyou County sheriff. Chi Meng Yang, 31, of Montague, and his sister, Gaosheng Laitinen, 36, of Mount Shasta View, were charged Thursday in federal court in Sacramento with conspiring to commit bribery, bribery of a...
  4. Ron Strider

    Sheriff Hopes To Lay Down Law On Illegal Pot Growers

    Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal says that he is laying down the law when it comes to illegal marijuana grows in Humboldt County. "Number one: if they are not a permitted grower then they are a priority. Number two is that they are damaging the environment, we don't want any of these...
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    UT: Sheriff Terry Thompson's Misguided Stance On Medical Cannabis

    Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson continues to advocate for a costly, destructive and failed "war on drugs." He claims, in a written policy, that legalizing cannabis for medicinal use would "create thousands of victims." Has he not paid attention to the victims created by the...
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    IL: Pot Law Effects On Police

    Champaign County - With new marijuana legislation in Illinois things might change for police around the state as well. The governor recently signed a bill decriminalizing marijuana. Several departments say they are putting together a plan for dealing with the changes, but most say generally...
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    FL: Flagler Sheriff Comes Out In Support Of Medical Marijuana

    With medical marijuana heading back to the Florida ballot in November, a local sheriff is now speaking out in support of the initiative. According to the News-Journal, Flagler County Sheriff Jim Manfre supports the effort to legalize medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. Manfre said he...
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    ASA Advocates Take Possession of Marijuana Plants from San Diego County Sheriff

    October 21st, 2010 REPOSTED FROM ASA San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and her 'fierce fight' against medical marijuana patients suffered another devastating defeat this week. Advocates from the local chapter of Americans for Safe Access (SDASA), the nation's largest advocacy group...
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    Mendocino co. Sheriff radio interview

    *** MENDOCINO COUNTY SHERIFF, TOM ALLMAN, WILL BE ON AIR ON FRIDAY, JULY 9,2010 AT 9-10 AM, PACIFIC TIME, AT NPR AFFILIATE KZYX, TO DISCUSS MENDOCINO COUNTY'S NEW 99-PLANT LIMIT. *** SHOW STREAMS LIVE ON THE WEB AT WWW.KZYX.ORG. *** LISTENERS CAN CALL IN DURING THE SHOW AT...