Concerns about the militarization of American policing have been on the increase for some time now
Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes
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Gottingen Street lounge had welcomed licensed medical marijuana users
CANNABIS CULTURE - The Vancouver Police Department has released an informal set of "common sense" guidelines for the city's "illegal" medical marijuana dispensaries in the wake of several recent raids.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Vancouver Police raided another medical marijuana dispensary today – this time targeting Budzilla, a producer of medical cannabis edibles and concentrates.
Postal inspectors seized more than 493lbs of pot from packages in 2013, quadruple the amount from 2010
This disturbing trend does not reflect the growing national acceptance of pot.
This uptick in arrests comes even though pot remains widely used, available, and perceived of as safe by most Americans.
Police say they received reports that weed was being purchased at Jim's Weeds Lounge then sold to neighbourhood youth