Category: arrests

How the NYPD’s Hemp Arrest Mix-Up Highlights America’s Ongoing Struggles with the Plant

New York City finds itself embroiled in one of the latest cases of cannabis confusion across the United States. In late November, The NYPD’s 75th Precinct nabbed a Vermont commercial trucker bound for a Brooklyn shop, Green Angel CBD. Cops believed they had just deterred a haul of marijuana from hitting the streets, 106 pounds […]

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Prohibition: Alcohol Versus Marijuana

From 1920 to 1933, the United States ban all sales of alcohol. This period, often referred to as the ‘Prohibition Period,’ lasted for 13 years. The ban did extraordinarily little to curtail the sale of alcoholic beverages. All...

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