NYPD Sergeant In De Blasio’s Security Detail Tests Positive For Pot

An NYPD sergeant who helps oversee security at Gracie Mansion and once worked in First Lady Chirlane McCray’s personal detail tested positive for marijuana and has been suspended. Read more

California Looking For Ways To Store, Track Marijuana Cash

SACRAMENTO — California has legal marijuana, but nowhere to put all the cash. Cannabis is illegal in the eyes of the federal government and for that reason, many banks and credit unions deny marijuana businesses their service. Read more

Mystery Boat Washes Ashore With ONE TON of Marijuana Worth $1.2M In California

About 2,400 pounds of marijuana was seized off an abandoned boat at San Clemente State Beach this week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said. Read more

7 Tons of Pot Seized At A San Diego Border Crossing

Federal officials on Friday announced the seizure of 7 tons of marijuana valued at more than $7 million at a San Diego border crossing, a seizure described as unusually large. Read more

Haredi Couple From Israel Caught With Drugs In Ukraine

Ukrainian police arrested an ultra-Orthodox couple from Israel at Kiev’s Boryspil Airport after finding more than two pounds of marijuana in their luggage. Read more

Israel – Minister Litzman Says Medical Marijuana Will Be Available From Pharmacies

Israel – Deputy Health Minister Ya’akov Litzman announced on Monday that medicinal marijuana will now be available in pharmacies, a decision that will result in more doctors being allowed to prescribe the drug. Read more

Israeli Anti-Drug Agency Seeks Faster Granting of Medical Marijuana Permits

The Anti-Drug and Alcohol Authority this week launched a radio-ad campaign calling for quicker granting of permits for the use of medical marijuana. Read more