Law & Crime

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DALLAS -- The Dallas City Council will be briefed Tuesday about a "cite and release" pilot proposal for marijuana. That would mean those found with possession of the illegal drug would receive a ticket instead of jail time.

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A Denver-area company that provides security for marijuana businesses moving around large amounts of cash said it’s growing in the city.

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When medical marijuana is legal statewide but illegal under federal law, things get tricky for patients.

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FAIRBANKS — Alaska is on track to be the first state in the nation to allow for the consumption of marijuana in retail stores in which it is purchased.

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The U.S. Postal Service has warned newspapers that it is a felony to mail material that includes marijuana advertising.

The Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association forwarded the recent federal advisory to its 100 or so members this week.

Marijuana eradication program patch.  Image: Fred Repp via Washington Post

The Drug Enforcement Administration is not having a great year.

The chief of the agency stepped down in April under a cloud of scandal.

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