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Jul 21, 2017

KKTV 11 News has confirmed that a meeting took place Wednesday between several federal agencies - including representatives of the Department of Justice, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Vice President Mike Pence's office and the Drug Enforcement Administration - and the mayor and police chief...


Jul 20, 2017

WMUR-TV reports that penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana in New Hampshire have been reduced. Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill Tuesday that makes possession of up to three-fourths of an ounce of marijuana and five grams of hashish a violation, instead of a misdemeanor. The proposal passed the House and...


Jul 19, 2017

Massachusetts' highest court is allowing a woman to sue for being fired for using medical marijuana, says the Boston Herald, reversing a superior court judge who had dismissed her 2015 suit. The case involves Cristina Barbuto, a Brewster woman who suffers from Crohn's Disease. She told her employer, Advantage Sales and...


Jul 18, 2017

Drug-sniffing police dogs in Colorado may need new training if they can detect marijuana, after a ruling last week by the Colorado Court of Appeals that sets a new precedent for drug cases. A three-judge panel agreed that if a drug-sniffing dog is trained to alert officers to marijuana and other drugs, cops need more...


Jul 15, 2017

Cosmo DiNardo, 20, has confessed to selling four young men marijuana before killing them and burning their bodies at his family’s farm in Pennsylvania, a person with firsthand knowledge of his confession said Thursday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because he wasn’t...