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British Cops: Marijuana's Smell "Causes Cancer"

3 years agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An embarrassing piece of misinformation from police and journalists is unraveled by a dogged scientist.
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Cops Throw Smoke Grenade Into Room With 2-Year-Old, Family Says They Warned Cops in Apparent Wrong Door Raid

News : Reason (4 hours ago)

The Salinas family in Oxnard, California, filed a federal lawsuit against the city and its police department for a raid in April in which they say police threw a smoke bomb into a room with a 2-year-old in it despite the mother and ... Read Post

Marijuana Smell Doesn't Justify Car Searches, Says MA Court

News : Reason (4 months ago)

Courts have "repeatedly held that the odor of marijuana alone can provide probable cause to believe that marijuana is present." Following up on such precedent, a Maryland prosecutor writes for Police Chief magazine that "no law enfo... Read Post

New Twist in British Spy’s Case Unravels in U.S.

News : The Lede (2 years ago)

A British police officer who spent seven years infiltrating environmental and activist groups while working undercover for the Metropolitan Police force in London, may have monitored an American computer scientist and spied on other... Read Post

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