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Matt Ferner

Feds Raid Multiple Marijuana Grow Operations In Colorado

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

Federal agents along with local Denver police conducted multiple raids on marijuana growing operations around Colorado's capital city Tuesday morning....

When Misguided Cops Turn The War On Weed Into A War On Growing Things

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

If law enforcement officials around the country are going to continue cracking down on marijuana grow operations, especially in heavily armed, unannou...

Ryan J. Reilly

Doctors Say DEA Blackmailed Them Over Medical Marijuana Ties

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration are being accused of threatening doctors affiliated with medical marijuana dispe...

Matt Ferner

New Ads Target Members Of Congress Who Opposed Medical Marijuana Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

Medical marijuana advocates are turning up the heat on House lawmakers who last week voted against an amendment to block the Drug Enforcement Administ...

Matt Sledge

Shopping For Garden Supplies? The DEA Could Be Watching

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Angela Kirking never thought shopping for garden supplies would lead to agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration waking her up with guns drawn,...

Ryan J. Reilly

The DEA Isn't Destroying As Much Weed As It Used To

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Drug Enforcement Administration destroyed fewer marijuana plants in 2012 and 2013 combined than it did in 2010 alone, according to n...

Ryan J. Reilly

DEA's Own Hiring Policy Admits Pot Isn't As Bad As Other Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Drug Enforcement Administration officials warn of the threat of legalizing marijuana and insist that it's one of the "most dangerous"...

Matt Sledge

Report: DEA Chief Slams Obama For Pot Remarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration slammed President Barack Obama this week for saying marijuana is no more harmful than alcohol, accordi...

Matt Sledge

Why This DEA Agent Left His Job To Help Sell Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

He's been a cop, a sheriff's deputy and a DEA agent. And now Patrick Moen is taking on his latest assignment: helping sell marijuana. But he isn't goi...

Ryan J. Reilly

DEA Won't Crack Down On Armored Car Companies Working With Pot Shops

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Drug Enforcement Administration never told armored car companies not to work with state-legal cannabis providers, Deputy Attorney Ge...

Ryan Grim

Hemp 1, DEA 0

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Thursday overcame last-minute lobbying from the Drug Enforcement Administration to pass a farm bill amen...

Ryan J. Reilly

Marijuana Eradication By Law Enforcement Plummets By More Than Half

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of marijuana plants eradicated by law enforcement has plummeted in the last few years from a record high of over 10 million p...

Former DEA Chiefs Call For Nullification

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Eight former U.S. drug chiefs warned the federal government Tuesday that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington's new laws ...

The Fallacy of the DEA: Why the Agency Needs to Concede to Legal Marijuana

Jamie Haase | Posted 09.08.2012 | Crime
Jamie Haase

Unfortunately for the Drug Enforcement Administration, the organization is single minded for the most part, meaning there's no backup plan should Americans one day decide to do away with prohibition altogether.

Colorado Seeks Federal Reclassification Of Marijuana

Posted 12.29.2011 | Denver

By KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press DENVER -- Colorado has become the third state to ask the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to reclassify mari...