Texas State Police Memo Directs Officers To Stop Marijuana Possession Arrests

Texas State Police Memo Directs Officers To Stop Marijuana Possession Arrests August 1, 2019 By Marijuana Moment By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune Texas’ largest law enforcement agency is moving away from arresting people for low-level marijuana offenses. It’s the latest development in the chaos that has surrounded pot prosecution after state lawmakers legalized hemp this year. As …

Senate votes to make 9/11 victims fund permanent as first responders, Jon Stewart look on

Senate votes to make 9/11 victims fund permanent as first responders, Jon Stewart look on By SARAH KOLINOVSKY and TRISH TURNER Jul 23, 2019, 5:56 PM ET In a show of major bipartisan agreement, the Senate on Tuesday voted 97-2 to make the 9/11 victims compensation fund permanent, as first responders and comedian …

‘A blow to law enforcement efforts’: New hemp laws temporarily halting marijuana-related arrests

‘A blow to law enforcement efforts’: New hemp laws temporarily halting marijuana-related arrests Posted: 11:16 PM, Jul 16, 2019 Updated: 4:18 AM, Jul 17, 2019 By: Meghan McRoberts MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — Law enforcement officers in our area face a new obstacle in pursuing investigations into illegal use and possession of marijuana. According …

Suicide prevention tips for veterans

Suicide prevention tips for veterans By Billy Cox Staff Writer Posted at 8:00 AM Some peer-support tips for preventing veteran suicides SARASOTA — In an acknowledgment of the suicide virus sweeping the ranks of America’s military veterans, Goodwill Manasota last month joined a national support group designed to get veterans from the same …