Category Archive: War on Drugs

Sep 16 2014

Man Faces Death Penalty For Shooting Cop During No-Knock Raid

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A 50-year-old man who shot at police climbing through his window during a no-knock raid is facing murder charges and the death penalty. The team conducting the raid failed to find any drugs as evidence. The raid occurred on May 9th of this year at approximately 5:30am. The targets were a middle-aged couple under suspicion …

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Aug 13 2014

Man Charged With Assault For Yelling Profanities At Police Dog

A 60-year-old Ohio man has been arrested after concerned witnesses called the police to report a man walking his bicycle down the street and looking like he was “about to collapse.” When police arrived, they report that the man – Kevin L. Glovinsky – seemed unsteady, so they asked for identification and offered to arrange …

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Jun 25 2014

SWAT Burns Baby in No-Knock Raid, Blames “Domestic Terrorists”: UPDATE

A 19-month-old toddler, is in a medically-induced coma after a SWAT team threw a flash bang grenade in his crib during a no-knock raid. Local news stations report the child is also paralyzed. However, police state that the incident isn’t their fault – the baby is, sadly, a casualty of domestic terrorism. The boy’s mother, …

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May 30 2014

SWAT Burns Baby in No-Knock Raid, Blames “Domestic Terrorists”

A 19-month-old toddler is in a medically-induced coma after a SWAT team threw a flash bang grenade in his crib during a no-knock raid. Local news stations report the child is also paralyzed. However, police state that the incident isn’t their fault – the baby is, sadly, a casualty of domestic terrorism. The boy’s mother, …

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May 18 2014

Teen Faces Life in Prison for Pot Brownies

19-year-old Jacob Lavoro of Round Rock, Texas, has been accused of baking and selling pot brownies. He is being charged with a first degree felony because of his recipe. According to the affidavit, Lavoro used hash oil, along with coconut oil and marijuana. In Texas, possession of marijuana is a misdemeanor, depending on the amount. …

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Feb 08 2014

McGruff Crime Dog Gets 16 Years for Pot and Grenade Launcher

Remember McGruff, the friendly neighborhood bloodhound that wanted you to “take a bite out of crime”? The war on drugs has instead taken a bite out of him. 41-tear-old John R. Morales, a former McGruff actor who played the character for the Harris County, Texas Sheriff’s Association in the late 1990s, has been sentenced to …

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Jan 22 2014

Illinois Gun Confiscation: Your Weed or Your Gun

Illinois state officials have unveiled a new proposal regarding medical marijuana – that residents choose between their weed or their guns. Most of the rules made public earlier this week pertain to how a patient may qualify for medical marijuana, such as proving a diagnosis of at least one of 41 “debilitating medical conditions,” such …

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Jan 19 2014

NH House Votes to Legalize Marijuana

After a lengthy debate, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives voted 170 to 162 in favor of House Bill 492, which seeks to legalize marijuana usage for adults 21 and over. The bill would authorize personal possession of up to one ounce and legalize wholesale, retail, and cultivation practices. However, it would also impose taxation and …

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Dec 26 2013

New Bill to Exempt Medical Marijuana From Federal Gun Ban

In September of 2011, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms ruled that medical marijuana recipients cannot legally buy or own firearms. The organization sent out a memo to FFL dealers, condemning medical marijuana users as “addicts” and “unlawful drug users.” The memo told FFL dealers that from that point forward, they could not sell …

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