North Carolina to Pass “Syringe Decriminalization Bill”

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A new bill that just passed both the North Carolina State House and Senate is surprisingly beneficial to both law enforcement officials and suspects potentially facing drug charges. House Bill 850 was passed earlier this month and, in a nutshell, will authorize law enforcement agents to ask individuals they suspect are using illegal drugs if
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Unexpected Stop Leads to Felony Drug Charges

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Drug charges can vary widely in their prescribed sentencing. From a nonviolent possession crime that carries a fine and possible rehabilitation courses to a serious felony accompanied by decades in jail, the penal system features a graduated sentencing system based the drug amount, type, and situation in which the offense(s) took place. In Conover, North
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Raleigh Police Await Extradition of Ex-student

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It’s not often that someone pays his $25,000 bond in cash, but it’s not often, either, that an ex-student from North Carolina State University is arrested with 26 pounds of marijuana in his car. The man was arrested on a traffic stop by a state trooper in Oklahoma, where drug trafficking charges were filed. From
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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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