Wiz Khalifa Arrested on Drug Charges, Marijuana Possession

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According to news reports around the entertainment industry, well-known rapper and lyricist Wiz Khalifa was recently arrested on drug charges on Monday night in Greenville, North Carolina, following a performance at East Carolina University. Reports detailed that police took the artist into custody after searching his tour bus. MTV reported that the rapper was booked
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Dea Bans ‘fake’ Marijuana in Emergency Action

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Last July, the Marine Corps officers in North Carolina took a bold step toward controlling the use of synthetic marijuana among the troops. They told shops near Marine bases to refuse to sell K2, Spice, Triple X, Fake Weed and their kin to troops. The Corps was ahead of the Drug Enforcement Administration by a
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Forensic Scientists – Under Prosecution’s Thumb? (p. 2)

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In our last post, we started to tell the story of an assistant medical examiner in Minnesota who claimed the prosecution made specific threats against her after she testified for the defense. The larger context is a nation-wide issue with state-run forensic science agencies and their questionably close ties to law enforcement. This should sound
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Forensic Scientists – Under Prosecution’s Thumb? (p. 1)

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Timing is everything. The Raleigh newspaper that brought the problems at the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation crime lab to light recently criticized state officials for not promptly turning over documents requested under the public records law. One of the principal complaints about the SBI had been its close ties to law enforcement. The
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