D.C. Marijuana Possession Arrests Drop By 99% In 2015

The Metropolitan Police Department’s recently released data reveal marijuana possession arrests drastically reduced, by 99.2%, in 2015.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Washington D.C. just celebrated its first anniversary of legalized recreational marijuana. Last November, D.C. implemented laws that legalized marijuana use, possession and cultivation within a person’s home, but not the retailing of marijuana. The Metropolitan Police Department’s recently released data reveal marijuana possession arrests drastically reduced, by 99.2%, in 2015. Here is a Read the full article…

Marijuana Ads To Air In Major Texas Cities

In the ad, Russell Jones, a former narcotics officer in California and current Texas Hill Country resident, says "Law enforcement officials have more important things to do with their time" than arrest people for possessing pot.

TEXAS: It’s the final push for a group wanting to decriminalize marijuana in Texas. A cable TV ad began airing Tuesday in a few major cities, including San Antonio. The ad is in support of a bill that would make having under an ounce of pot only a citation offense. But local law enforcement says Read the full article…

Blasts Blamed On Hash Oil Lead To Federal Charges

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded

WASHINGTON:  The chemical process used to make hash oil — a method so fraught with volatility that police compare it to making methamphetamine — has come under attack by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan’s office filed criminal charges against eight people in connection with recent explosions attributed to the manufacture Read the full article…