Tag: marijuana

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Recreational marijuana laws call for increased security

With the legality of selling and growing marijuana for medical purposes increasing its coverage among US states, people are now more aggressive toward its acquisition. Marijuana growers, manufacturing plants, and dispensaries are now calling for increased protection and even full-time security guard services.


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Farmers urged to be on the lookout for marijuana

Farmers in Southwest Virginia are being urged to check their property for marijuana planted by trespassers.


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Waynesboro man arrested on marijuana charge: Called 911, asked for rolling papers

A Waynesboro man was for marijuana possession after he made a 911 call to the Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center requesting drug paraphernalia.


Town hall on dangers of marijuana use set for Dec. 8

The Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth is hosting a town hall meeting at Wilson Middle School in Fishersville on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m. aiming to educate parents, youth and community members on the negative impacts of marijuana.


Waynesboro teen arrested on pot charges

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a city teenager on a felony drug charge after officers found her with a large amount of marijuana and cash last week. Alysha Nichole Harlow, 18 years old, faces one count of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute stemming from a traffic stop on October 19.


Town hall meeting on dangers of marijuana use set for Dec. 8

The Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth is hosting a town hall meeting on the dangers of marijuana use on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Middle School in Fishersville.


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Parking problem leads to pot arrests in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two city teenagers for drug distribution after an alert officer discovered a plethora of pot in the process of responding to a parking problem Wednesday morning.


Waynesboro traffic stop yields marijuana, cash

A routine traffic stop by a Waynesboro police officer Monday night netted more than just a simple traffic summons for the driver, a 20-year-old man of unknown residency, when the officer found a baggies of marijuana, drug distribution paraphernalia and a stash of cash in the suspect’s vehicle.


Waynesboro man arrested after standoff with police ends with gunfire

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man over the weekend after an alcohol fueled domestic disturbance began with a shoving match and ended with gunfire.


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Marijuana, medical or otherwise, is on the horizon

Recreational marijuana laws were on the ballot in Alaska, Oregon, the District of Columbia and Florida. They passed comfortably in Alaska, Oregon and DC.


A Will Hammer congressional term

So you may be asking yourself, What would a Will Hammer congressional term look like, and how would it affect me? Well, I cannot guarantee enactment or repeal of particular legislation,


Maryland woman arrested in Waynesboro with large stash of meth

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Maryland woman early Sunday morning after they found her passed out in a wrecked car loaded with suspected methamphetamine.


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Two men arrested in Waynesboro on drug charges

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two Albemarle County men on drug distribution charges yesterday evening as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.


Waynesboro woman wanted to violation of bond on felony marijuana charge

The Waynesboro Circuit Court a bench warrant for Amy Mary Snead (Ackelson), 34 years old, on Oct. 10 in relation to her upcoming jury trial on the felony charge of manufacture or possess with the intent to distribute marijuana. The capias to show cause for Snead was issued due to her violation of the terms of her bail.


Sexism: The Killer Elephant in the Room

Sexism is socially-constructed gender bias, creating a culture that objectifies females as mere collections of body parts. Sexism ensures a climate in which women are viewed as possessions, as property, as somehow inferior by definition, with the result that male domination of females is sanctioned.


Will Hammer: End the Drug War

Ending the Drug War and legalizing marijuana would save us at least $15 billion per year at the Federal level and at least another $25 billion at the state and local level.


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Another charge in Waynesboro drug ring case

The ongoing drug investigation into an illicit manufacturing operation in Waynesboro has netted another charge for one of the participants.


Waynesboro Police make second arrest in Mount Vernon drug case

Thad James McDaniel surrendered himself at the Waynesboro Police Department on Monday. McDaniel, 38, was wanted for his alleged role in illicit drug manufacturing operations that were functioning out of two houses on Mount Vernon Street.


Mount Vernon Street drug suspect remains at large

Thad James McDaniel, 38 years old, remains at large, and the Waynesboro Police Department still considers him desperate.


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Waynesboro Police break up residential drug-making operation

The Waynesboro Police Department has uncovered illicit drug manufacturing operations that were functioning out of two houses nestled deep in a residential part of the city. Initially believed to be two independent operations, the Police Department now believes the two neighboring men were collaborators in their drug making.


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Medical marijuana for epilepsy approved in Virginia

Work involving epilepsy family Tracie Thomas, Dr. Paul Lyons and the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia has led to Food and Drug Administration approval for compassionate use for the cannabis oil epidolex for three Virginia patients.


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Waynesboro Police interrupt drug deal, make arrests

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two local men yesterday after officers with the Special Operations Division interrupted their drug deal as the officers were attempting to serve a search warrant at the same location.


Search warrants yield drugs, cash, guns in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man on drug and weapon charges after detectives and officers with the Department’s Special Operations Division executed two search warrants at city residences overnight.


Search warrants lead to drugs, cash in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department executed two search warrants in late April that led to the seizure of drugs, cash and a vehicle.


Waynesboro man arrested on drugs, firearms charges

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man on April 18 after officers used a department narcotics K-9 on the invidual’s vehicle while investigating possible drug activity in the city.


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Poll: Increasing support in Virginia for medical marijuana, gay marriage

Virginia voters support medical marijuana by an overwhelming 84 – 13 percent, but support for recreational marijuana is divided, with a large generation gap and a smaller gender gap, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.


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Mark Obenshain: Legislative victories

Tomorrow, the General Assembly will adjourn—and, thanks to Obamacare, it will adjourn without adopting a budget. More on that in a few days. For now, I want to tell you about some important legislation I was able to get through this year on issues like human trafficking, synthetic drugs, and property rights.


Second arrest in Waynesboro child abuse case

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a second arrest in a child abuse case that was reported earlier this week. On Thursday, officers arrested Kalynn Marie Mazzola, 19, of Waynesboro, at her residence on one felony count of abuse or neglect of a child under her supervision.


Waynesboro man charged with child abuse

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man for felony child abuse after officers were sent to a city residence to check the welfare of an 18-month-old girl


Waynesboro couple arrested in sophisticated marijuana grow operation

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro couple on drug and weapons charges after a sophisticated marijuana “grow operation” was located at a city residence. Derick Heath Ackleson, 42, and Amy Mary Snead, 33, both face a felony charge of the manufacture of marijuana with the intent to distribute.