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Authorities in Utah Seized Nearly $3 Million in Cash and Assets From Citizens Last Year

“What are they doing where they have to take that $16 to protect public safety,” says Jennifer McDonald, a research analyst for the Institute for Justice, a libertarian law firm that has challenged asset forfeiture laws in several states and … Continue reading

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Federal judge: Drinking tea, shopping at a gardening store is probable cause for a SWAT raid on your home

Why did the field tests come up positive for pot?  As I wrote back in February, it’s almost as if these tests come up positive whenever the police need them to. A partial list of substances that the tests have mistaken … Continue reading

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Audit of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Management and Oversight of its Confidential Source Program

Among the Limited Use sources the DEA established were Amtrak and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees. In November 2015, the OIG completed two separate investigations into DEA’s use of two Amtrak employees and one TSA employee as sources. These investigations … Continue reading

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Californians Legalize Marijuana in Vote That Could Echo Nationally

California, Massachusetts and Nevada legalized marijuana on Tuesday in what advocates said was a reflection of the country’s changing attitude toward the drug. via Californians Legalize Marijuana in Vote That Could Echo Nationally – The New York Times. Supporters in … Continue reading

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Philippines President likens himself to Hitler

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday likened himself to the Nazi leader, saying he wants to kill millions of drug addicts, just as Hitler killed Jews during the Holocaust. via Philippines President likens himself to Hitler – CNN.com.

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