(TN) Human Rights and Cannabis Activist “The King Pin” Thorne Peters Continues to Fight Shelby County Charges After Latest Arrest

Actus Reus Non Facit Reum Nisi Mens Sit ReaFor the act to be guilty, the mind must be guilty, for the mind to be guilty, the act must be criminal.April 12, 2018On April 3rd, Mr. Thorne Peters was “live” in front of the Shelby County Justice Center, awaiting his latest arrest for selling small amounts …

Despite increased social acceptance, marijuana possession arrests increase: ACLU

ACLU calls for Pa. to legalize marijuanaBy Steve [email protected] - The findings of a new study that black people are eight times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than white people, even though usage rates are just about the same, does not surprise the ACLU."The racial disparities in possession arrests have been around …

A new report says Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent in jail – a situation so detrimental that a child advocate compares it to abuse

LOUISVILLE - A new report says Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent in jail - a situation so detrimental that a child advocate compares it to abuse. Citing a report released Monday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Courier-Journal newspaper of Louisville reports that 13 …

6 Stories That Prove You Can Still Be Arrested For Growing Marijuana In Colorado

  By TNM News on October 9, 2015 Latest Headlines, Legal, News Feed Although it may be “Legal” in some way, some operations for making your own marijuana are being targeted by both the Federal and State governments. Much like the law that you cannot make and distribute your own alcohol without the proper licensing …

Number of jailed journalists sets global record

Worldwide tally reaches highest point since CPJ began surveys in 1990. Governments use charges of terrorism, other anti-state offenses to silence critical voices. Turkey is the world’s worst jailer. A CPJ special report At least 49 journalists remain jailed in Turkey. (AFP) Published December 11, 2012 Imprisonment of journalists worldwide reached a record high in …

Humboldt: Sheriff’s office seizes nearly a ton of dried marijuana, cash and weapons; 17 arrested

The Times-Standardwillitsnews.com Posted: 10/12/2012 12:57:19 PM PDT The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office seized a total of 718 marijuana plants at an estimated value of $4,000,000 after serving a search warrant on the 2000 block of Sunset Ridge Road in Blocksburg Thursday morning. (The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office) The following is a list provided by the …

Richard Flor died on Wednesday after suffering heart attacks and kidney failure about six months into his five-year federal sentence…

  Dear Supporter, Five years ago, Montana’s most outspoken medical marijuana patient — Robin Prosser — committed suicide after the DEA seized her medicine, making her life unbearable. Now flash forward to this past Wednesday night, when the feds’ war on medical marijuana claimed another Montana citizen’s life ... Former medical marijuana provider Richard Flor …