Most people want to interact with the police for as short a time as possible. But it’s hard to walk away from a police officer who calls you over to him if you don’t know exactly what power they have over you. In this post, we’re going to talk about what your rights are when […]

The Supreme Judicial Court said on Wednesday July 9, 2014 that because voters decriminalized small amounts of marijuana in 2008, police officers in Massachusetts can no longer rely on the odor of marijuana to justify searching a person’s car. In two unanimous rulings, the state’s highest court said they had already decided in 2011 that […]

From Colorado and Washington state to California and Hawaii, police are being sued by people who want their marijuana back after prosecutors chose not to charge them or they were acquitted. In some cases, the one-time suspects are asking for hundreds of thousands of dollars to replace dead plants. Some police in medical marijuana states […]

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) in Colorado is pushing for the Denver Police Department to lift the ban on off-duty marijuana use. This news comes after Police Chief Robert White announced that there is some questionable alcohol use going on in the department. Following a number of alcohol-related officer arrests this year, White ordered that […]