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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Marijuana On the Lighter Side by Josh Crank  
Moose on the Loose Aids Cops in Marijuana Bust

A wily moose became the talk of Burlington, Vt., when it was spotted roaming around the town’s south side. FOX44 News in Burlington reported that officers from Vermont Fish and Wildlife and the Burlington Police worked for “several hours” to contain the moose, to no avail. The moose remains at large. Although Burlingtonians will surely be sleeping with one eye open while the moose stalks their streets (or the nearby wilderness), they can take at least some comfort in knowing …

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Happy 420 Day, if You Know What We Mean [Infographic]

With 4/20 approaching, we’ve published weedblog.com’s infographic on the legalization of pot, and you can stare at it for hours. Pass the Doritos, Mary Jane. Currently, the federal government classifies marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, which is a real downer for proponents of legalization. (Substances on Schedule 1 are considered to have high potential for abuse and no currently accepted medical use.) But opinions differ, as 18 states and D.C. have legalized marijuana for medical use. In the last …

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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law Marijuana by Betsy Kim  
Legalizing Marijuana [Poll]

The states of Washington and Colorado have legalized marijuana for recreational and medical uses. In addition, 16 states and the District of Columbia legally allow for the medical use of marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation. But marijuana is still illegal according to federal law. Should the federal law be changed? Take our poll and let your voice be heard.

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Government Marijuana by Betsy Kim  
More Arrests for Pot than Violent Crimes [Infographic]

In the United States, the number of arrests for marijuana possession now exceeds the number of arrests for all violent crimes combined. The Huffington Post infographic below illustrates the surprising statistics provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read today’s Lawyers.com article, “States Around the Country Consider Legalizing Marijuana,” It provides a comprehensive report on the current status of marijuana laws, with a preview of upcoming legislation. With today’s views and laws, do all of these arrests make sense? Share …

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Posted 2 years ago in Marijuana On the Lighter Side by Michele Bowman  
Justin Bieber to Fans: I Own Your Snapshots

As if child-stars gone wild was some kind of surprise, Justin Bieber fans are freaking out over the possibility that the 18-year-old could be – gasp! – smoking pot and drinking alcohol, after pictures emerged on the Internet of the singer allegedly partying with friends.  “Beliebers” might have even more to freak out about if rumors about Bieber’s plans to counteract such negative publicity come true: He reportedly plans to post signs at his hangouts that purport to make any …

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