Filipino migrant worker, 3 Taiwanese charged with growing, selling pot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man and three Taiwanese citizens on Thursday (Dec. 5) were indicted for growing and selling marijuana in central and southern Taiwan. A Philippine migrant wo...

Canadian man caught smuggling NT$100 million worth of weed into Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man was arrested late last month while trying to smuggle in excess of NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) worth of marijuana through Taiwan Taoyuan International Ai...

California man sentenced for keeping 15-year-old captive

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One of two men charged with imprisoning a 15-year-old girl in a metal box at their Northern California marijuana farm was sentenced Wednesday to 31 years in federal prison. ...

Taiwan Customs seizes record haul of marijuana as checks on US, Canada flights tighten

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As inspections of passengers arriving from the U.S. and Canada have been tightened, Taiwan Customs officers seized from a passenger a record 37 kilograms of marijuana worth nea...

Police bust biggest marijuana growing operation in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police raided the largest marijuana growing operation in Taiwan's history in Taitung City earlier this month, including 794 cannabis plants, each of which grew to about two...

Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets. Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a muse...

Test results for legal marijuana in California

California began strict product testing for legal marijuana on July 1 and through Aug. 29 there were 10,695 samples tested and 1,904 failed, according to the state Bureau of Cannabis Control. Here ar...

3 Filipinos arrested for smuggling marijuana into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Filipino nationals have been arrested in connection with 3 kilos of marijuana discovered smuggled in express packages sent from the U.S. to Taiwan, and the investigation ...

Giving the gift of green in the 'District of Cannabis'

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to justify $45 for an ordinary black cotton T-shirt, but the customer at a store in Washington D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood does so without question. The clerk grabs a ...

Marijuana cigar bar busted by Kaohsiung cops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) officers on Wednesday arrested two suspects after discovering 61 marijuana plants in a greenhouse above a cigar shop in Lingya District, Kao...

Police object to California marijuana regulation revamp

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California law enforcement officials objected Wednesday to Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed streamlining of the state's marijuana regulations, saying his plan could endanger public safet...

In remote Indian village, cannabis is its only livelihood

MALANA, India (AP) — For hundreds of years, the tiny village was just a speck lost amid the grandiose mountains of the Indian Himalayas. Nestled at 2,700 meters (8,859 feet) between ...

In remote Indian village, cannabis is its only livelihood

MALANA, India (AP) — For hundreds of years, the tiny village was just a speck lost amid the grandiose mountains of the Indian Himalayas. Nestled at 2,700 meters (8,859 feet) between ...

Here's what occurs if Californians legalize recreational pot

GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. The ballot measure is 62 pages long and aims to regulate the entire cannabis industry,...