cannabis arrest

Why People Still Get Arrested for Weed in ‘Legal’ States

Why People Still Get Arrested for Weed in ‘Legal’ States

A lot of people assume that once a state or national government legalizes cannabis or another previously prohibited substance that criminal enforcement related to that particular substance is no longer necessary. However, many states with legalization laws on the books still see plenty of arrests and prosecutions for non-violent cannabis offenses after legalization. The reason […]

Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested for Cannabis During Chinese Drug Crackdown

Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested for Cannabis During Chinese Drug Crackdown

It sounds like something out of a dystopian book: music-lovers at Beijing bars were detained and forced to submit to urine drug tests by police. Some folks who failed the tests were dragged away to face steep penalties. Reportedly, the crackdown occurred across the city in many bars. Both Chinese citizens and expats living in […]