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British Cops: Marijuana's Smell "Causes Cancer"

2 years agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An embarrassing piece of misinformation from police and journalists is unraveled by a dogged scientist.
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St. Louis Cop Fired for Inappropriate Ferguson Facebook Posts

News : Mediaite (18 hours ago)

Yet another police officer has gotten in trouble for comments he made about Ferguson protestors. St. Louis Officer Matthew Pappert was fired for making some pretty out-there comments, including one calling the protestors "rabid dogs... Read Post

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

News : The Lede (last year)

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

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

News : Reason (2 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


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