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Marijuana Crime

Crime Still Isn't Devouring Denver 4 Months After Legal Pot

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

Four months after recreational marijuana sales were legalized in Denver, crime still hasn't gone up, according to the city's latest data. Overall v...

Taunting Police With Weed On Instagram Is A Bad Idea - Here's Proof

Posted 03.21.2014 | Weird News

Breaking news: Police have access to the Internet. The news comes a little too late for 30-year-old Jeremy Clayton, who's accused of selling mariju...

Meet A Man Serving Life In Prison For Pot Possession

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

While some cities and states across the U.S. are taking radical steps toward reforming marijuana regulations, a Missouri man named Jeff Mizanskey -- a...

How to Lie With Statistics

Amanda Reiman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Crime
Amanda Reiman

Although the outcome of a recent study was framed as, "Marijuana is the drug most often linked to crime in the United States," a closer look reveals the roots of old school reefer madness.

WATCH: Security Business Booms At Pot Shops

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.30.2013 | Small Business

Medical marijuana dispensaries have attracted two predictable byproducts of the valuable buds sold in an increasing number of stores: thieves and secu...

A Law So Awful It Literally Makes Judges Cry (VIDEO)

Jesse Lava | Posted 01.14.2013 | Crime
Jesse Lava

Reforming marijuana laws is a crucial part of fostering a fairer and more cost-effective justice system. The fact that these laws are finally starting to change is a heartening and remarkable development.

Anti-Legal Pot Group Calls Decorated Denver Cop 'Pro-Pot Rent-A-Cop'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.21.2012 | Denver

On Thursday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol held a press conference to announce the endorsement of Amendment 64 by various law-enforc...

What Happens If Colorado Legalizes Marijuana?

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 09.24.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. If Amendment 64 passes, it will become almost immediately legal under Colorado law for adults to po...

Legal Weed Ballot Measure Endorsed By Cops, Judges

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol got a key endorsement today from various members of the law enforcement community who say that marijua...

Marijuana Flung From Car Pelts Oregon Trooper

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Crime

EUGENE Ore. -- An Oregon state trooper says he was giving chase at more than 100 mph when suspects in the car ahead ripped open half-pound bags of mar...

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries' Crime Rates Lower Than Banks: Denver Police

The Denver Post | John Ingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver