Iowa Police Apologize After Officer Tries to Search Vehicle Because ‘Everybody That Plays Frisbee Golf Smokes Weed’
An Iowa police chief has apologized after a video surfaced showing one of the city’s police officers attempting to search a motorist’s vehicle because “everybody that plays Frisbee golf smokes weed.”
He lobbied for its passage, now a northern Illinois man says he’s even more excited to have the first letter from state officials qualifying him to purchase medical marijuana.
Father of student suspended for marijuana possession says she was not carrying drugs.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning parents to beware of the new attitude toward majiuana this school year. DEA special agent in charge in St. Louis Jim Shroba says the legalization of the drug in Colorado has had a ripple effect on youth culture.
Police found weed-tinged treats and about two pounds of marijuana in a car traveling from Colorado to Virginia.
A St. Louis Juvenile Judge is concerned about the direction that legalizing pot will take the nation.
Nationwide arrests have increased 14 percent.
Small-time pot users—those who use less than two ounces and who face a judge for the first time—rarely go to jail, but a measure making its way through the Missouri Senate would ensure they don’t.
Some Missouri state legislators are talking about decriminalizing marijuana—at least medical marijuana, on a very limited basis.
A man who was traveling through Idaho says he was targeted by police because he had a Colorado license plate. The Denver Post has the full story here.