OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- Thirteen people were taken into police custody following a marijuana cultivation and drug trafficking sweep in Alameda County on Thursday, police said.
Law enforcement seized 1,750 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $4,000,000 from 11 residences, police said.
At about 8:15 a.m. on Thursday Hayward police narcotic detectives, the Alameda County Narcotic Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration and San Leandro police served search warrants at 13 residences in Hayward, San Lorenzo and San Leandro.
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia now have laws legalizing marijuana in some form and a prominent Florida attorney is working hard to legalize marijuana for medical use in the Sunshine State as well.
Newly filed reports show Orlando attorney John Morgan has donated $250,000 in the last three months to People United for Medical Marijuana. That's 63-percent of what the group raised during the last quarter.
Why do study abroads and backpackers alike flock to the largest city in the Netherlands? Well let us be honest, young students do not flock to Amsterdam just for beauty but because Amsterdam is a city with more of an open mind than other places around the world. The availability and relaxed laws of Marijuana and hallucinogenic drugs is a huge temptation for young adults that live in places that shun this kind of activity.
“Sloppy” Jim Sullivan lived two blocks from my parents house. I had met him for the first time hanging out with Milo when I was in the 7th grade. He had brown hair and hazel green eyes that sometimes would look grey or blue. Sometimes one eye would appear to be a different color than the other. He punctuated his sentences by hawking loogies and he chain smoked Old Gold cigarettes.
When It Comes To Marijuana, North Korea Appears To Have Liberal Policy Of Tolerance
According to multiple reports from defectors, visitors and experts, North Korea either has no law against the sale and consumption of weed, or it has a law that is largely unenforced.
Just last week, a 29-year-old freelance writer from England wrote an account on his blog explaining how he purchased a grocery bag full of weed at an indoor market in rural North Korea and smoked it with impunity both at outdoor parks and monuments, as well as in restaurants and bars.
STURBRIDGE (CBS) - Two men are facing drug trafficking charges after State Troopers say they seized a huge shipment of marijuana on Friday during a traffic stop.
Around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, a Trooper pulled over a grey Lexus on I-84 in Sturbridge for a motor vehicle violation.
A K-9 unit was called in after the Trooper spoke with the two men in the car.