• Police May Soon Have Marijuana Breathalyzers

    Police May Soon Have Marijuana Breathalyzers0

    LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: By Grant M. Deltz Two startups, Hound Labs of Oakland and Cannabix Technologies of Vancouver are working on developing small handheld breathalyzer devices to detect if somebody has recently indulged in smoking marijuana. The Hound Labs device would be able to detect both marijuana and alcohol in human breath. Michael Lynn,

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  • Marijuana Decriminalized in Kansas City

    Marijuana Decriminalized in Kansas City6

    By Dries Van Thielen Marijuana users will no longer face criminal charges in Kansas City. A recent referendum in the largest city of Missouri decriminalized marijuana. Therefore, consumers will no longer face jail time and the civil charge will drop to $25.   On April, 4, voters in the Kansas City area cast their ballots

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  • Son Desperately Needed Heroin, So Mother Became Drug Kingpin

    Son Desperately Needed Heroin, So Mother Became Drug Kingpin0

    LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: By Steve Birr The mother of a heroin addict is facing felony drug charges after police arrested her for running a narcotics distribution ring for more than a decade out of her kitchen. Lori Merget, 57, allegedly sold heroin and prescription medication to fuel her son’s addiction from her home

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