Kentucky State police, coroner accused of smuggling eyeballs

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky State Police trooper, a retired State Police colonel and a county coroner have been accused of several crimes including transporting moonshine and eyeballs.News outlets report Scott County Coroner John Goble and retired State Police Lt. Col. Mike Crawford were indicted Thursday on multiple counts of receiving stolen property. The …

Attorney General Sessions Issues Memo to U.S. Attorneys on the Use of Capital Punishment in Drug-Related Prosecutions

Department of JusticeOffice of Public AffairsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, March 21, 2018Attorney General Sessions Issues Memo to U.S. Attorneys on the Use of Capital Punishment in Drug-Related ProsecutionsToday Attorney General Sessions issued the following memo to U.S. Attorneys providing guidance regarding the use of capital punishment in drug-related prosecutions:"The opioid epidemic has inflicted an unprecedented toll …

Former judge accused of rape, human trafficking indicted on more Kentucky charges

By Karla [email protected] charges continue to pile up for a former judge accused of rape and human trafficking in Northern Kentucky.Former Campbell County District Judge Timothy Nolan, 70, was indicted by a Campbell County grand jury Thursday on eight additional felony charges. Those included two counts of human trafficking; one count of attempted human trafficking …

Prince of Pot Marc Emery, wife in Toronto court on drug charges

  Couple who have marijuana shops across Canada charged with drug trafficking, conspiracy, possession CBC News Posted: Mar 10, 2017 8:07 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017 12:52 PM ET Jodie and Marc Emery, who is known as the Prince of Pot, are in court at Toronto's Old City Hall today to face drug …

‘America Is Full Of Hypocrites’: Marijuana Lifer John Knock Speaks Out

By Tess Allen  |  Feb 20, 2017 Days after John Knock learned that his application for clemency had been denied – meaning he would have to continue serving out two life sentences plus 20 years for a non-violent cannabis offense – he found himself transfixed by a story on NPR. “There was [someone on the …

Entire Florida police department busted for laundering millions for international drug cartels

Justin Gardner, Free Thought Project 02 Jan 2016 at 00:44 ET The village of Bal Harbour, population 2,513, may have a tiny footprint on the northern tip of Miami Beach, but its police department had grand aspirations of going after international drug traffickers, and making a few million dollars while they were at it. The …

International Anti-Drug Forum begins today

The First Qatar International Anti-Drug Forum will start today, under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, at Sheraton Doha. The two-day forum is organised by the Ministry of Interior on the theme “International experiences in the detection of trafficking routes and itineraries and methods …

Correspondence from Sen. Mitch McConnell–RE: Marijuana in Kentucky

  Dear Mrs. Krider: Thank you for contacting me with your thoughts on marijuana.  Your views help me represent Kentucky and the nation in the United States Senate. In your correspondence, you expressed your thoughts on rescheduling marijuana from its current status as a Schedule I controlled substance.  Kentuckians continue to combat the negative consequences …

Law Enforcement Teaming Up to Crack Down on Drug Pipeline

  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Law enforcement agencies across the Tri-State are teaming up to disrupt the drug pipeline from Detroit. On Wednesday, officers from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia took part in a training course in Huntington. They learned about new tip-offs to look for in traffic stops and more about how they can …

We have to just say NO, to “drug testing”…

While sitting here thinking of my friends in pain who are trapped into slavery thru the Corporations they work for via “workplace drug testing”…who are condemned to use ONLY narcotics via the pharmaceutical industrial complex via so called “pain clinic’s” and doctors who are trapped in the prescribing business AND the drug screening business, which …

Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced By Lawmaker

Reuters  |  Posted: 11/15/2012 In this Oct. 25, 2012 photo, soldiers stand in a marijuana plantation found during a reconnaissance mission before burning the plants near the town of Lombardia in Michoacan state, Mexico. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)   By Noe Torres MEXICO CITY, Nov 15 (Reuters) - A leftist Mexican lawmaker on Thursday presented a …

KY: largest psychedelic mushroom growing operation seen here in the last 30 years

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012 12:02 pm | Updated: 1:24 pm, Thu May 31, 2012. By CHUCK MASON, The Daily News, [email protected]/783-3262 | 0 comments Narcotics officers Wednesday busted the largest psychedelic mushroom growing operation seen here in the last 30 years.   Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force investigators seized about $38,000 worth of psychedelic …