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According to a 2007 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services study, more than 62 million Americans said that they have used marijuana at some time in their life and 4.6 million Americans 35 years or older said they had used marijuana in the last month. Now NORML, the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws, have set up […]

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On January 29, 2009 police had arrested 17 people for dealing drugs at a seven story apartment building located at 135 Hamilton Place. According to officials they sold crack at all times from the grand building. Police claim that the boss was so bold that he even posted rollerblading videos on YouTube. One tenant said, […]
Two Modesto Residents Sentenced for Criminal Marijuana Conspiracy On November 4, 2008, the United States District Court sentenced two Modesto, CA residents, Luke Anthony Scarmazzo and Ricardo Ruiz Montes, to two decades in jail on federal drug crime charges for their participation in a massive criminal marijuana manufacturing and distribution enterprise. According to the prosecution, the defendants […]

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Montgomery Cocaine Ring Busted; 16 Individuals Charged with Conspiracy According to a July 10, 2008 federal grand jury indictment, 16 Montgomery, Alabama men and women were charged with a conspiracy to manufacture and distribute powder and crack cocaine throughout the region. The federal drug crime and conspiracy charges allege that during the first half of 2008, the […]
DMV Employee and Nine Others Indicted on Charges of Marijuana Trafficking and Corruption On December 2, 2008, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unsealed an indictment of federal drug crime charges against 10 men and women involved in a massive inter-state conspiracy to distribute and sell marijuana illegally. The defendant, most of whom lived in Fresno, California, had […]

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According to an October 7th, 2008 article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, local attorney Christopher McClurg, has taken his constitutional argument against a 1971 Georgia marijuana law all the way to the Supreme Court. McClurg argued that the Constitution guarantees jury trials to defendants charged with crimes like marijuana possession, and that since jury trials are not typically […]

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A joint effort by law enforcement officials from Georgia and Ohio led to the arrest of 70 suspected drug dealers last Wednesday, in Muscogee County. The undercover operation, set to become the largest in the last 20 years for the county, was led together by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Metro Narcotics […]