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School backpack holding pot, scale lands dad in jail

2 years agoNews : Field Notes

"Look what I got" was how the 6-year-old in St. Petersburg, Fla., told the teacher of a surprise find in the child's backpack. Turns out the "what" was 3 ounces of marijuana and a weight scale -- and it landed the child's father in jail, the Tampa Bay Tribune reported Wednesday. …
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Drugs The Drug War Ruins Antoher Family

News : The Agitator (3 years ago)

Kids rat out dad over an ounce of pot. Note that the only felony charge is child endangerment. And of course the only thing about an ounce of pot that puts your kids in danger is what the government will do to you if it finds out yo... Read Post

Utah Kids Call Cops After Finding Dad's Marijuana Stash

News : Reason (3 years ago)

Less than a month after father's day, a Salt Lake City man was arrested for pot possession when his 12- and 13-year-old kids turned him in to the police.  According to the Salt Lake Tribune, dad "faces two third-degree felony charge... Read Post

It Looks Like Pot Will Soon Be Legal in the Nation's Capital, Maybe in Oregon Too (Alaska Is Iffier)

News : Reason (18 hours ago)

Seven weeks before Election Day, a new Marist poll finds that 65 percent of voters in Washington, D.C., favor Initiative 71, which would make it legal for adults 21 or older to possess up to two ounces of marijuana and grow up to si... Read Post

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