Marijuana activist since 1960s facing California pot charges

By DON THOMPSON Associated PressDecember 20, 2017 08:50 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. A marijuana activist whose advocacy dates to the 1960s counterculture has been arrested in California toting 22 pounds of illegal marijuana, prosecutors said Wednesday.Irvin Dana Beal, 70, of New York, was arrested Saturday in far Northern California after prosecutors said his rental car was …

I’m a political prisoner’ — NJ Weedman accused of witness tampering

Published on Mar 14, 2017 After talking to marijuana activist Ed Forchion, aka NJ Weedman, while he's currently serving time in prison, Judi believes that his latest arrest is more about power than post.(Photo via NJ Weedman)New to the page? Subscribe above!Visit our website: http://nj1015.com/Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nj1015Follow us: https://twitter.com/nj1015Receive our newsletter: http://nj1015.com/registration/ SOURCE …

"NJ Weedman" raided by SWAT team while streaming on Facebook Live

March 3, 2017, 4:49 PM TRENTON, N.J. -- A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed “NJ Weedman” has been arrested on witness tampering charges and was broadcasting on Facebook Live when SWAT team members burst through the door.  Mercer County authorities say Ed “NJ Weedman” Forchion was arrested Friday afternoon; he was indicted Tuesday by grand …

Ten Things Not To Do If Arrested

  I have been practicing criminal law for 24 years and have seen a wide variety of reactions by people who are being arrested. Some of these reactions are unwise but understandable. Others are self defeating to the point of being bizarre. No one plans to be arrested, but it might help to think just …