NYPD Flexes 106 Pound ‘Marijuana’ Shipment Bust, Owner Says It’s Hemp The investigation is active and ongoing. Upon first glance, hemp and marijuana are essentially indistinguishable. And that’s exactly why you need to make more than an initial glance when you’re making a 106 pound marijuana drug bust. The NYPD, apparently, did not get that … Continue reading

California Destroys $1 Billion Worth of Seized Marijuana Plants State and federal law enforcement agencies have eradicated a nearly 500-acre grow site with more than 10 million plants. In a macabre scene of destruction befitting the Halloween season, more than 10 million cannabis plants were chopped, mulched and incinerated last week after state and federal law enforcement … Continue reading

Austin Politician Proposes Ban on Using Government Funds for THC Testing If approved, it would echo a move away from cannabis prosecution taking place state-wide. When Texas legalized hemp last year, it threw the state’s marijuana policing into some kind of chaos. All of a sudden, officers were largely left without proper testing technology to determine … Continue reading

Study Finds Long-Term Heavy Cannabis Use May Impair Driving Researchers say poor driving performance in non-intoxicated drivers means heavy cannabis use impairs cognition. Long-term, heavy cannabis use might be making adults bad drivers. Especially, according to a new study in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, if drivers started consuming cannabis in their early teens. Researchers studying the impacts … Continue reading

Best Dispensaries in Northern California Planning a trip to NorCal? Here are a few places to keep an eye out for. California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana, and they’ve recently implemented recreational marijuana laws. Because of California’s long history with legal marijuana, there are now hundreds of storefront dispensaries. Here are the … Continue reading