The Charger Bulletin

West Haven Drug Bust: $3 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized

Kerri Zbodula

October 17, 2012

Early this month, authorities detained 360 pounds of marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars worth of growth equipment in West Haven, Conn. Police had achieved a search and seizure warrant on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for an apartment located at 737 Third Ave. Arrested for the crime were two Bronx residents...

Nothing Sane about Mary Jane

Elissa Sanci

September 5, 2012

Marijuana use in the nation is on the rise: 17.4 million Americans were recorded using marijuana in 2010, up from 14.4 million users in 2007. What is more shocking is that the rise in numbers is all thanks to college-aged users. According to a study held by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

Under Attack: Drug Gangs Infiltrate US

Michael Kelly

March 10, 2010

In Sequoia National Forest, not too far from California’s Yosemite waterfalls in the redwood forests, Mexican drug gangs are slowly taking over. They have commandeered U.S. public land to grow millions of their own marijuana plants and have smuggled immigrants into the country to cultivate the crops....

Search of car turns up gift-wrapped marijuana

Liz De La Torre

December 24, 2009

From The Associated Press JOPLIN, Mo. – Some people won't be getting the Christmas presents they were expecting. Missouri troopers seized about 20 pounds of marijuana from a car this week — some of it in luggage, and some in boxes wrapped as Christmas gifts. The Highway Patrol says troopers fo...

Feds to stop prosecuting medical marijuana users

Liz De La Torre

October 19, 2009

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers should not be targeted for federal prosecution in states that allow medical marijuana, prosecutors were told Monday in a new policy memo issued by the Justice Department. Under the policy spelled out in...

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