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Drug Czar Watch

I’m keeping an eye on the Drug Czar’s “blog” ’cause I just want to see how he handles this one:

MIAMI — U.S.-directed seizures and disruptions of cocaine shipments from Latin America dropped sharply in 2007 from the year before, reflecting in part a successful shift in tactics by drug traffickers to avoid detection at […]

Marc Emery agrees to 5 years in Canadian prison (updated)

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Marc Emery, Vancouver’s self-styled Prince of Pot, has tentatively agreed to a five-year prison term in a plea bargain over U.S. money laundering and marijuana seed-selling charges. Facing an extradition hearing Jan. 21 and the all-but-certain prospect of delivery to American authorities, Emery has cut a deal with U.S. prosecutors to serve his sentence […]

California Appeals Court limits police ability to enter home when seeing marijuana

This is a good ruling — or at least a step in the right direction.

In overturning a Pacifica man’s conviction, the state Court of Appeal in San Francisco said officers may enter someone’s home to preserve evidence of a crime – but only if the crime is punishable by jail or prison. Under a […]