Medical marijuana user Ginnifer Hency told a group of Michigan lawmakers last week that a drug task force raided her home and kept ‘every belonging’ she owned
Browsing: Asset Forfeiture
A new report lays out civil asset forfeiture abuses in California, and it isn't pretty. But the pressure for reforms is mounting.
After the state legislature unanimously passed a groundbreaking civil asset forfeiture reform bill, the Republican governor signed it into law today.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday barred local and state police from using federal law to seize cash, cars and other property without proving that a crime occurred.
During a July 9 traffic stop in Meridian, Mississippi, police found $360,000 stashed in a secret compartment in the car.
In British Columbia, the government can take away your home, your car and your cash, without ever charging you with a crime.
Federal prosecutors are targeting medical marijuana shops in California, seeking forfeiture of the properties in which they do business.
Marijuana crackdown in southern California as Feds move to take assets of four dispensaries
A Vancouver Island man who was acquitted on charges related to hundreds of marijuana plants on his property could still lose his land, following a court ruling that dismissed his application to stop the government from seizing the property.
A former Vancouver, B.C. marijuana grow-operation has become the most valuable property forfeited to the province, according to Solicitor General Rich Coleman.