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California 'Just Says No' to Drug Brathalyzers

California 'Just Says No' to Drug Breathalyzers

A California assembly has put the kibosh on state law enforcement plans to implement roadside drug breathalyzers.

Assembly Bill 1356 would have allowed police to use devices similar to alcohol breathalyzers, however these devices would detect drugs in drivers' systems instead of alcohol. The bill was introduced by Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) and was supported by state law enforcement organizations and a broad coalition of roadway saftey organizations.

Legal
UK Police Post Pics of Dealers Failed Attempt to Dispose of Pot

UK Police Post Pics of Dealers' Failed Attempt to Dispose of Pot

Three alleged UK drug dealers made a hilarious mess of things, trying and failing miserably to flush their marijuana stash down the toilet when the police came to the door.

Last week, three men were arrested on drug charges after police were met with an unpleasant scene at a London address in which a toilet was found overflowing with what appeared to be marijuana.

Business
GreenRush App Launches in Bay Area

GreenRush App Launches in Bay Area

San Francisco’s hottest new tech sector keeps getting hotter this week with the launch ofGreenRush — the latest app to fulfill medical cannabis patients’ needs.

Similar to the Y combinator graduate, Meadow, GreenRush aims to give patients the buds they want from the dispensary of their choice, a la the GrubHub food delivery model. Other apps like Marvina and Nestdrop pick the cannabis source for you. The San Mateo-based company’s founder and CEO Paul Warshaw states:

Politics
San Francisco Ponders Legalization in 2016

San Francisco Ponders Legalization in 2016

If California legalizes cannabis for adults in 2016, what will become of San Francisco’s world-class medical dispensaries? How about the unlicensed Golden Gate Park gathering on April 20th? What should local recreational taxes be? How should San Francisco handle cannabis tourism? Gourmet canna-dining? Tastings? Conferences? Festivals?

Legal
Pro MMA Fighter Flees Scene of Accident, Leaves his Pot Behind

MMA Champion Flees Scene of Accident, Leaves His Pot Behind

Marijuana and other paraphernalia were found in the rental car of current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones after he fled the scene of a three-car pileup he caused in Albuquerque, NM, at 11:22 a.m. Sunday morning.

Jones allegedly ran a red light, hitting a car with a pregnant woman driving it. He reportedly hit the car on the driver’s side, forcing it into the front end of another car that was stopped at a red light on the street Jones was initially traveling.