BUSTED: Forfeiture Laws Encourage Policing For Profit
By Charmie Gholson
Published Fall 2010
The Midwest Cultivator
Ed Boyke, a former General Motors employee who served in the Navy, became disabled in 1996 after undergoing two brain surgeries due to a tumor and epilepsy.
Boyke was approved for medical marijuana due to severe sciatica due to a pinched nerve. He was diagnosed by the Mayo clinic in Minnesota and is caregiver for himself and for one additional pati
Hello and Welcome To Another Edition Of:
How Police and Prosecutors Decrease Public Safety - Kent County Edition
I’m your Host, Charmie Gholson. Let’s get started.
Attorney Michael Komorn is arguing a racketeering case in trial this week in Kent County. Here’s an article about it. Never mind the obviously slated reporting, if you can, but go ahead and try to calculate the resources it took to investigate, raid and prosecute this 52-year-old woman. Remember, she did not commit a
WHAT IS POLICING FOR PROFIT?
HOW DOES IT IMPACT PUBLIC SAFETY?
Michigan Moms United compiles crime arrest statistics to show, in no uncertain terms, how the practice of policing for profit decreases public safety.
Rather than investigate and arrest suspects who commit violent crimes such as rape, murder, assault, and robbery, Michigan police and prosecutors focus efforts on consensual, victimless crimes. Why? Because doing so brings much-needed funding to cash-strapped l
Announcing a new column in The Midwest Cultivator: Cultivator Cooks
Do you have a favorite recipe you'd like to share in our trade journal? TMC will be profiling marijuana recipes in our new column, Cultivator Cooks. We'll profile the chef, the recipe and also discuss the medical issues that the medicine is treating. For example, "Every Saturday Bob Green picks up potatoes, onions and peppers at his local farmers market. He says he loves supporting local farmers to make his famous Happy Hipp