WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On November 9, Americans for Safe Access, filed two requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for information on any discussions the Commission had about medical cannabis and specifically the only cannabis study referenced in the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis draft final report.
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Arrests for the public use of marijuana in the District nearly tripled in 2016 and are on track to remain high in 2017, public records show.
As WWMT (Grand Rapids) reports, a heavily-redacted report obtained through the Freedom of Information Act reveals that the USPS is aware of the large amounts of marijuana being shipped through the mail – 34,000 pounds of it were seized in 2015, to say nothing of the amount that went through without being seized. But their methods for dealing with it are sorely lacking.
An audit of the U.S. Postal Service calls for new policies to secure marijuana found in the mail. The audit, finished in October 2016, was based upon visits to seven USPS facilities earlier in the year. It found packages containing marijuana in places like an unlocked cage, an unlocked office and on an unguarded table.