Iowa Supreme Court bars warrantless police searches of trash

A divided Iowa Supreme Court has banned police from searching people’s uncollected trash without a warrant By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press June 18, 2021, 6:25 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article IOWA CITY, Iowa — A divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday banned police from searching people’s uncollected … Read more

Marijuana Thrown Off Rooftop During Attempted Robbery In Brooklyn – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was raining marijuana earlier this month in Brooklyn. Police say a 29-year-old man threw a garbage bag full of pot off a rooftop during an attempted armed robbery in Sunset Park. READ MORE: Police Say Man Smashed Bottle In The Face Of Subway Rider In Brooklyn The marijuana scattered onto … Read more

Trash Bag of Pot Flung Off NYC Roof Scatters on Sidewalk, Leading to Frenzy – NBC New York

A garbage bag allegedly full of pot that was flung off a Brooklyn rooftop in an apparent sale gone bad scattered onto the sidewalk, sending pedestrians scrambling to pick up marijuana earlier this month, police say. The fracas started when a 29-year-old man allegedly brought the garbage bag to a rooftop on Eighth Avenue late … Read more

Wife of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ pleads guilty to US charges

The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has pleaded guilty to charges in the U.S. that alleged she helped her husband run his multibillion-dollar criminal empire By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press June 11, 2021, 2:30 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — The wife of … Read more

Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark dismisses more than 6,000 marijuana cases

BRONX, New York City (WABC) — Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark on Thursday announced that her office was dismissing more than 6,000 cases that involved the charge of misdemeanor marijuana possession or sale. “The Legislature has de-criminalized the possession and sale of small amounts of marijuana to right the wrong of disproportionate enforcement and arrests … Read more

Teens Had 2 Pounds Of Fentanyl, Meth Strapped To Groin And In Pants At Southern Border – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

EL PASO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry had a busy week, seizing more than 23 pounds of fentanyl, 190 pounds of methamphetamine, 29 pounds of cocaine, 42 pounds of marijuana and arresting 25 fugitives from justice. “CBP Officers remain focused on their mission of protecting … Read more

Pennsylvania House Pushes Forward With Plan to Change Medical Marijuana Laws – NBC10 Philadelphia

What to Know The state House is advancing revisions to Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law, seeking to make permanent some of the changes put in place temporarily because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives on Monday voted 164 to 38 for the bill, sending it to the Senate. It would permit dispensing a three-month supply at a … Read more

California child died in hot car while mother grew pot: police

A California mother allegedly left her 3-year-old daughter to bake in a hot car while she tended to marijuana plants, police said Friday. Little Jessica Campos was left in the parked vehicle for up to three hours Thursday before being discovered, Visalia Police said in a press release. The temperature in the car “was determined … Read more

Amazon Says It Won’t Test Workers For Marijuana – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – Amazon has put its name in the ring as one of the largest companies in support of legal marijuana. In a new blog post, the company’s head of retail says it supports federal legislation that would legalize cannabis. READ MORE: Officials Believe Fireplace To Blame In Mackinac Island Historic Home Fire Amazon … Read more