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Spain Halts Town’s Plan to Grow Pot to Pay Off Debt

This small farming community in northeastern Spain cannot create a cannabis plantation to help pay off its 1.3 million euro ($1.7 million) municipal debt, a judge ruled Friday. Spain permits private consumption and cultivation of marijuana, which is used for medicinal purposes by some who suffer from chronic pain. continue reading »

Customs Uncovers Stashed Marijuana Worth $1 Million at Arizona Border

More than one ton of marijuana hidden in a truck entering the United States from Mexico was seized at the port of entry in Nogales, Arizona, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, said. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Senator Defends Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

The bill introduced last week by governing Popular Democratic Party, or PPD, Sen. Miguel Pereira to decriminalize the use of marijuana has created a controversy in Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Study: Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

A new poll has found that the majority of Americans now support the legalization of marijuana. The poll, conducted by the Pew Research Center, shows that 52 percent of those polled support the legalization of marijuana, while 45 percent are still opposed. When the poll was last taken in 2010, only 45 percent supported legalization. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Task Force Uncovers Marijuana Laboratory

Recently, the U.S. Marshals Service led Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force uncovered a substantial marijuana laboratory while following-up on a lead pertaining to federal and state fugitive Jose Cosme-Rios aka "Pocholo." continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  $4.3 Million Worth of Found on Tractor-Trailer at Border

In narco news, 31-year-old Miguel Angel Escamilla was stopped at border check point where 223 bundles of marijuana with a street value of $4.3 million was found. continue reading »

Colombian Agents Confiscate Over 12 Tons of Cocaine, Marijuana in Anti-drug Campaign

Drug enforcement agents seized more than 12 tons of cocaine and marijuana in Colombia during a three-day multi-faceted operation in several regions, officials said Sunday. continue reading »

Uruguay One Step Closer To Legalizing Marijuana, Bill Sent to Congress

Uruguay's government has sent Congress a bill to legalize marijuana and regulate the production, distribution and sale of the drug, touting it as a means of combating drug-trafficking and crime. continue reading »

Costa Rican Authorities Destroy over 500,000 Marijuana Plants

Police destroyed 562,757 marijuana plants in the mountains of Talamanca, a canton in southern Costa Rica, but no arrests were made, the Security Ministry said. continue reading »

701 Pound of Pot Found in Gas Tank of Bus Carrying 22 Passengers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry Tuesday morning discovered 701 pounds of marijuana in the gas tank of a commercial bus. continue reading »

Three Arrested With 1.6 tons of Marijuana in Argentina

Two Paraguayans and an Argentine were arrested Thursday outside Buenos Aires when they were caught unloading 1.6 tons of marijuana from a boat, police said. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Faux Taxi Driver Dealing and Driving in Mexico

A 37-year-old man posing as a taxi driver was arrested by police after he was discovered to have possession of 15 kilos of marijuana in Mariano Matamoros, a colony in Tijuana, Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Army Seizes Two Catapults, 1.2 Tons of Marijuana in Border Town

Mexican soldiers raided an Agua Prieta home and found stolen vehicles, over a ton of marijuana, a portable catapult fixed to a truck, and another inside the house. continue reading »

Is There a Future for Cartels If Your Pooch Is Already Getting a “High” Life from Medical Marijuana?

As the debate rages on about legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes your neighbor’s pooch might already be enjoying the benefits. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Serrano Peppers Shipment Contains Over 1,400lbs of Marijuana, Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa cargo facility Wednesday evening, discovered 1,420 pounds of marijuana in boxes of serrano chili peppers. On July 13 at about 6 p.m., a 27-year-old male Mexican citizen entered the cargo port driving a 2000 International tractor, pulling a refrigerated trailer with cargo manifested as chili peppers. A CBP officer noticed the driver’s nervous demeanor and referred the conveyance for an intensive examination. continue reading »

Guinness Record Breaking Lush Pot Crop Found in México in the Middle of the Dry Desert

Hidden under black netting in the middle of the desert, police found 300 acres of marijuana! continue reading »

Pinochet’s Home Now a Pot Den!

Police found 182 full grown plants and 5 pounds of marijuana on drying racks, near a creek in the same property where the Chilean dictator is buried! continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 28 Pounds of Marijuana Hidden Throughout “Pot” House in El Paso

Police found bundles of marijuana inside cereal boxes, and conspicuously concealed inside the house, thus dubbed the "pot house" of El Paso, Texas. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Crafty, Hot And Spicy… Watch for Pot When Making Salsa!

A load of jalapeño peppers held a significant surprise for U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias checkpoint, who seized more than 3,700 pounds of marijuana hidden inside it. continue reading »

Thousands March for Pot Legalization in Medellín, Colombia

Thousands march for pot legalization in Medellín, Colombia. Organizers of the march also encouraged participants to bring non-perishables and hygiene utensils for victims of the rain season in the region. continue reading »