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Court: Out-of-State License Plates Don’t Justify Search

Category: News | Posted on Thu, August, 25th 2016 by THCFinder

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Kansas cannot stop and search motorists just for having out-of-state license plates from states that have legalized marijuana, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a lawsuit filed by a Colorado motorist, Peter Vasquez, against two Kansas Highway Patrol officers who pulled him over and searched his vehicle as he was driving alone at night through Kansas on his way to Maryland.

The KHP officers, Richard Jimerson and Dax Lewis, stopped Vasquez when they could not read the temporary tag taped to the inside of the car’s tinted rear window. The officers contended they were justified in searching the vehicle because Vasquez was a citizen of Colorado driving on I-70, a “known drug corridor,” in a recently purchased, older-model car. They said he also seemed nervous.

Read More:http://hightimes.com/news/laws/court-out-of-state-license-plates-dont-justify-search/


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Pineapple Express - Stoner Kids

Category: Videos | Posted on Thu, August, 25th 2016 by THCFinder


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City of Portland Cannabis Tax To Benefit Local Communities of Color

Category: News | Posted on Thu, August, 25th 2016 by THCFinder

PORTLAND, OR (Aug, 2016) – On November 8, 2016, Portland City voters will vote on the allocation of 3% of recreational marijuana sales tax to a number of causes, including the support of minority owned businesses and communities of color. The current state tax on recreational marijuana sales is 25%. The 2015 Oregon Legislature set the new tax base for recreational sales at 17% beginning January 1, 2017, with a provision that cities and counties may refer a local 3% tax to voters in the

November 2016 general election.  On June 22, Portland City Council voted to refer to voters the 3% tax on recreational marijuana sales. If the vote passes, it will be the first time this type of cannabis tax appropriation to communities of color will be implemented in the U.S. This is extremely important and appropriate, because statistics show that people of color, especially African American men, have born the brunt of prohibition enforcement. A study from the ACLU shows that blacks are arrested at up to 8 times the amount of whites for cannabis possession, despite nearly identical consumption rates. The comparative length of prisons sentences is also dramatically higher as well. This has had detrimental effects on targeted neighborhoods.

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/city-of-portland-cannabis-tax-to-benefit-local-communities-of-color/


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As Uruguay’s Pot Industry Struggles with the Details, Growers Move On to Hemp

Category: News | Posted on Thu, August, 25th 2016 by THCFinder

Legal pot in Uruguay got off to an international bang in December 2013 when it became the first country in the worldto legalize production, distribution, sale and consumption of the plant.

Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, whose administration also legalized gay marriage and abortion during his term (2010-2015), pitched the pot legalization law as a way to fight drug gangs.

As these several years have passed, regulations and restrictions have hamstrung the legalization project.

The government’s low price cap and strict production limits, is pushing less regulated hemp to the center stage among cultivators.

Read More:http://hightimes.com/news/as-uruguays-pot-industry-struggles-with-the-details-growers-move-on-to-hemp/


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