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Supreme Court Opens Door For More Lawless Police Searches

Category: News | Posted on Tue, June, 21st 2016 by THCFinder

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In a pair of decisions released Monday, the US Supreme Court again demonstrated its deference to law enforcement priorities, in one case by expanding an exception to the long-standing ruling requiring that unlawfully gathered evidence be discarded and in another by holding that drug dealers, even those engaged only in street-corner sales, are engaged in interstate commerce.

The two decisions expand the ability of local police to skirt the law without effective punishment on the one hand, and allow prosecutors to use the weight of the federal criminal justice system to come down on small-time criminals whose cases would normally be the purview of local authorities on the other. Taken together, the decisions show a high court that once again give great deference to the demands of law enforcement.

In the first case, Utah v. Strieff, the Supreme Court held that evidence obtained from the illegal stop of Strieff should not be thrown out under the exclusionary rule, which requires that illegally seized be suppressed as “fruit of the poisonous tree.” The exclusionary rule, which dates back to 1920 and values the rule of law even at the expense of seeing a guilty suspect go free, has long been a bane of judicial conservatives, who have been trying to chip away at it since at least the 1980s.

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/supreme-court-opens-door-for-more-lawless-police-searches/


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Colorado:New Ballot Measure Could Severely Cripple Cannabis Industry

Category: News | Posted on Tue, June, 21st 2016 by THCFinder

While Colorado’s experimental blueprint for marijuana legalization in the United States has proven wildly successful – generating more tax revenue from weed in 2015 than from alcohol — there has been no shortage in the resistance of opposing forces who are on a desperate mission toincrementally cripple the industry to the point of non-existence. 

The latest event that stands to sever the legs of the Colorado cannabis market is a ballot measure (Amendment 139) recently given the green light by the Colorado Supreme Court aimed at imposing an extensive list of restrictions on recreational marijuana – complete with a potency cap on all pot products and a cornucopia of FDA-esque labeling rules for which there is no medical basis.

Read More:http://www.hightimes.com/read/colorado-new-ballot-measure-could-severely-cripple-cannabis-industry


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Do You Wanna Get High?

Category: Fun | Posted on Mon, June, 20th 2016 by THCFinder


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Attend The CCIA CA Industry Bash

Category: Events | Posted on Mon, June, 20th 2016 by THCFinder

california cannabis industry associationAnother event that is going on this week in Oakland. Wish I could be there! See below, viaFacebook:

Take a night out and join the hundreds of other cannabis business professionals for a party of hosted drinks, food, games and more surprises — as we celebrate the thriving and developing California cannabis industry. There will be live entertainment and performers throughout the event and will be an evening you will not want to miss.

HOSTED BAR 8pm-10pm

CCIA members receive a set amount of complimentary tickets (account sign-in required).

This will be the after party for the highly anticipated Cannabis Business Summit taking place June 20th-22nd. Have you purchased your passes yet?
http://www.cannabisbusinesssummit.com/oakland-2016/

When: Tuesday at 8 PM – 11:45 PM

Where: 98 Broadway, Oakland, California 94607

Source:http://www.theweedblog.com/attend-the-ccia-ca-industry-bash/


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MadTv - Montel Williams High

Category: Videos | Posted on Mon, June, 20th 2016 by THCFinder


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