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Big Pot Bust On I-80 in Wyoming
EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities say they’ve seized 242 pounds of marijuana from a truck hauling cars.
Troopers stopped the truck Tuesday on eastbound Interstate 80 near Evanston, near the Utah border. They inspected it after finding one of the cars wasn&Close…
Banking For Pot Shops Eyed In Colorado
DENVER (AP) — Medical marijuana is legal in 17 states, but the industry has a decidedly black-market aspect — it’s mostly cash-only.
Banks won’t touch pot money. The drug is illegal under federal law, and processing transactions or investments with pot mone…
Pot-Based Prescription Drug Seek FDA Approval
Only a small number of states currently have laws on the books allowing medical marijuana, but help may be on the horizon for patients in other states who could benefit from the ingredients in cannabis plants — clinical trials are currently underway for the world’s first pharma…
$10k Worth Of Cocaine Seized From Powell Home
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested two people in Powell after an investigation led to the seizure of more than 100 grams of cocaine — worth more than $10,000 on the street.
Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt says a search of a home in the northeastern part of town Wednesd…
Contaminated Meth Suspected In 2 Wyo. Deaths
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Gillette physician says contaminated methamphetamine may have killed two people who were hospitalized over the past three weeks.
Two other meth users also were admitted to Campbell County Memorial Hospital recently with respiratory failure...

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