Archive for the ‘ Drug Enforcement Administration ’ Category

Medical Marijuana

Capitol Alert
By Christopher Cadelago
ccadelago@sacbee.com
August 11, 2016 – 10:42 AM

The Obama administration’s decision Thursday to keep marijuana classified among the nation’s most dangerous drugs divided campaign operatives in California’s cannabis legalization debate.

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NYTimes: Drug Agents Use Vast Phone Trove, Eclipsing N.S.A.’s

By SCOTT SHANE and COLIN MOYNIHAN
Published: September 1, 2013

For at least six years, law enforcement officials working on a counternarcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans’ phone calls — parallel to but covering a far longer time than the National Security Agency’s hotly disputed collection of phone call logs.

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The Sun: Mexican Mafia ‘hitman for hire’ trial continues in San Bernardino

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By Joe Nelson, San Bernardino Sun
Posted: 08/25/13, 7:19 PM PDT |

The second phase of a trial in which a man suing two San Manuel tribal members, alleging they had the Mexican Mafia try to kill him, begins Monday in San Bernardino Superior Court.

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Reuters: Exclusive: IRS manual detailed DEA’s use of hidden intel evidence

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Mon, Aug 5 2013
By John Shiffman and David Ingram

WASHINGTON | Thu Aug 8, 2013 9:54am EDT

(Reuters) – Details of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program that feeds tips to federal agents and then instructs them to alter the investigative trail were published in a manual used by agents of the Internal Revenue Service for two years.

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Reuters: U.S. to review DEA unit that hides use of intel in crime cases

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By John Shiffman and David Ingram
WASHINGTON | Mon Aug 5, 2013 7:16pm EDT

(Reuters) – The Justice Department is reviewing a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unit that passes tips culled from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a large telephone database to field agents, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday.

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