Friday, December 11, 2015

Toke Radio 109: Cops Put Young People At Risk! Chile Takes Weed Off Hard Drug List! Decrim Bill Introduced In Illinois!

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Law Enforcement's Use Of Young Drug Informants Ignites Controversy

(Hemp News)

The use of young people by law enforcement as confidential informants in drug cases is more controversial than ever before after the practice was spotlighted Sunday night on TV news show 60 Minutes.



Chile's President Removes Marijuana From List Of Hard Drugs

(Hemp News)

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed into law an executive order that removes marijuana from the South American nation's list of hard drugs.



Illinois: Bill Introduced To Remove Criminal Penalties For Marijuana Possession

(Hemp News)

Rep. Kelly Cassidy on Thursday announced that she is introducing new legislation for 2016 that would replace criminal penalties with a civil fine for possession of a personal amount of marijuana in Illinois.


Missouri Medical Marijuana Petition Approved For Signatures

(Hemp News)

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander on Tuesday announced an initiative petition to legalize marijuana for medical purposes meets state standards and may be circulated for signatures.



Marijuana Possession Could Soon Get Tickets, Not Arrests, In Dallas

(Hemp News)

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said he has mixed feelings about allowing his officers to write tickets instead of arresting people who are caught with small amounts of marijuana. But he said the approach is "just so damn practical."



Indiana: Sheriff's Deputy Arrested For Meth, Selling Marijuana

(Hemp News)

A Marion County, Indiana sheriff's deputy was arrested on charges of possessing methamphetamine and dealing marijuana with the help of a confidential informant, police said last month.



Uruguay: 3 Types Of Marijuana To Be Available In Pharmacies Next Year

(Hemp News)

Adults in Uruguay will be able to choose from three varieties of marijuana when it starts being sold in state-licensed pharmacies next year, the National Drug Board announced on Saturday.



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