Legal Marijuana Makes Law Enforcement Communication Even More Important

By Andrew Richards, CEO, Spire Secure Logistics The need for different law enforcement agencies to communicate clearly and quickly with each other is obvious to everyone. With a major change in the law, like the legalization of marijuana, the necessity of rapid and clear communication is increased. What happens when communication doesn’t happen? Back in Read the full article…

Calgary Police Log 58% Drop In Illegal Marijuana Grow Op Offences

CANADA:  Calgary has seen dramatic drop in arrests, charges and search warrants related to illegal marijuana grow ops since 2009, but legal weed operations are posing a growing challenge for local law enforcement. Offences connected to illegal grow ops plunged 58 per cent, according to police data provided to Metro, but while those numbers have Read the full article…

Law Enforcement In Rhode Island Pushing For Marijuana Law Changes

RHODE ISLAND: Law enforcement officials are pushing to amend Rhode Island‘s medical marijuana law to address public safety problems they call unintended consequences of the program, but patient advocates say the changes would jeopardize access to medicine. The attorney general’s office and municipal police chiefs say some licensed cardholders are growing excess amounts of marijuana Read the full article…

Police Groups Furiously Protest Eric Holder’s Marijuana Policy Announcement

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: A broad coalition of law enforcement officers who have spent the past three decades waging an increasingly militarized drug war that has failed to reduce drug use doesn’t want to give up the fight.