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Support For The Legalisation Of Marijuana Is On The Rise

Support for the decriminalisation of marijuana is at its highest since Gallup began polling on marijuana in 1969. Read the story here.

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FBI AGENT KILLS BOSTON BOMBER’S MATE – Friday May 24 2013

– A friend of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev reportedly implicated himself and Tsarnaev in a 2011 triple murder just before he was killed by an FBI agent yesterday. Authorities were pressuring Chechen immigrant Ibragim Todashev, 27, to make a … Continue reading

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BIKIE IN ICE RING – Wednesday May 22 2013

– Convicted Vietnamese drug smugglers and a New Zealand bikie are operating a drug ring inside the Immigration Detention Centre at Maribyrnong, staff say. Employees have alleged ice and marijuana use is rife among detainees, increasing the risk of violence. … Continue reading

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PEASANT WORKERS IMPORTED TO GROW DOPE – Sunday April 14 2013

– Vietnamese crime gangs are bringing peasants from Asia to operate high tech cannabis “grow houses” in suburban Melbourne in a burgeoning drug racket. Victoria Police figures released to the ‘Sunday Herald Sun’ reveal almost 50% of people charged with … Continue reading

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TAINTED PROPERTY CAN SAVE LIVES – Monday April 8 2013

– Most of us are probably unaware of the term “tainted property”, but it is a beautiful phrase from an unlikely source. It emerged from the beige back rooms of the law in which there are men and women who … Continue reading

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LOAN FRAUD LINKED TO DRUG HOUSES – Monday April 1 2013

– A rogue home loan broker obtained more than $17 million of fraudulent loans for clients, some of whom used the money to buy marijuana grow houses, police allege. Investigations are continuing into Kieu Thi Thanh Huynh, who has approved … Continue reading

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RYAN ACCOMPLICE HELD OVER DRUGS LAB – Thursday March 21 2013

– The man who escaped from Pentridge Prison with Ronald Ryan – the last man hanged in Australia – has been arrested over a sophisticated, clandestine drug lab discovered in a small Wimmera town. Peter John Walker, 71, was arrested … Continue reading

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DPP WARNS OF TOUGHER LINE ON CROP HOUSES – Tuesday March 12 2013

– Victoria’s director of Public Prosecutions has declared his intention to act severely against the organisers of large-scale, syndicate-based marijuana crop houses. DPP John Champion, SC, has signalled the tougher stand by uplifting a case against a senior syndicate member … Continue reading

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POLICE RAIDS NET $19 MILLION IN MARIJUANA – Monday October 15 2012

– Victoria Police has seized marijuana valued at $19 million in an operation involving raids on at least one property each day for almost seven weeks. Hundreds of thousands of dollars in hydroponic equipment was found in houses capable of … Continue reading

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FAMILY TAUNTS MEDIA SCRUM – Tuesday December 6 2011

– The Bali drug boy spent his first few hours at home hidden from inquisitive media behind hessian screens. Just reaching the family’s home from Sydney Airport was a cloak and dagger exercise. The boy, 14, freed on Sunday after … Continue reading

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