Apr 24, 2016

Article claims legal and high quality weed in U.S. cuts into Mexico cartel profits

http://www.dailynews.com/general-news/20150209/among-legal-marijuanas-losers-are-mexicos-weed-growers

The article also claims that the loss in weed income has resulted to an addition of crimes in sex trafficking, heroin and meth.


No internet for you and a fine if you do! New law could affect California jurors




Excerpt 1:

Jurors who threaten to derail trials by researching them on Google or posting comments about them on Twitter are often dismissed with nothing more than a tongue-lashing from a judge.
But that may soon change in California. Legislation supported by state court officials would authorize judges in some counties to fine jurors up to $1,500 for social media and Internet use violations...

Excerpt 2:

The bill now authorizes the judiciary to select some county courts for a five-year pilot program, which a legislative analysis said could save participating courts money. It is before the full assembly.

Read the full article at:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/california-jurors-misusing-internet-could-face-fines-142927818.html?nhp=1



Mass murder in rural Ohio was preplanned and three grow operations were discovered during investigation

The mass killing of eight family members in rural Ohio on four properties involved marijuana grow operations, according to several media reports.

According to an article on Fox News, “This was a preplanned execution of eight individuals,” Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said. “It was a sophisticated operation. And those who carried it out were trying to do everything they could do to hinder the investigation and their prosecution."





Support CA legislators, especially Senator Mike McGuire to pass this bill to help foster children



Support California legislators and Senator Mike McGuire on this important bill to help foster youth.

Senator McGuire is very passionate about this bill: "For a decade, CA has known thousands of foster youth have been over prescribed powerful psychotropic and anti-psychotic meds and we haven’t done a damn thing about it. We can make positive change this year by passing Senate Bill 1174."

Kym Kemp's blog, local attorney Mark Harris but mostly environmentalists in an article blaming them for the rise of cannabis industry

http://www.takepart.com/feature/2016/04/18/greenrush

Interesting article. Claims environmentalists that caused the decline of the timber industry created the marijuana industry.

Interviews primarily with environmental ists and those against mega grows.