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Cops bust biggest marijuana grow-op in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) announced Wednesday (April 21) that it had conducted the largest seizure of marijuana plants in Taiwan's history an...

Police: Embattled NYPD officer fired gun at Atlantic Ocean

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who’s been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again Sunday after police on Long Island say he fired a pistol into the Atlantic Ocean while...

Police make largest marijuana grow-op bust in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiayi City police on Tuesday (Feb. 23) announced it had conducted the biggest seizure of plants from a marijuana growing operation in Taiwan's history and arrested tw...

NYPD officer in 'chokehold' video had prior brutality case

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer removed from duty after he was recorded putting a man in what the police commissioner said was a banned chokehold once faced criminal charges alleging he...

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...

Canadian English teacher nabbed growing pot in N Taiwan gets lighter sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Canadian cram school teacher who teaches English and was arrested for growing marijuana at his home in northern Taiwan has been given a reduced sentence for being a &quo...

Police seize almost 200 cannabis plants in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An investigation headed by the Ciaotou District Prosecutor’s Office in Kaohsiung led to the bust of an indoor marijuana farming operation on Tuesday (Sept. 24). A...

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...

Pot or hemp? Local police lack technology to tell difference

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that m...

Canadian man busted for growing marijuana in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Canadian tutor was arrested for growing marijuana at his residence in Taoyuan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Friday. The police seized dried marijuana and 163 canna...

Ivy League graduate arrested for marijuana possession in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A man who graduated in criminal psychology from an Ivy League college in the United States was arrested in Taipei Tuesday for the possession of marijuana. Police received a t...

Baked baker: American man in Kaohsiung busted for growing marijuana in his home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American male pizza baker and English tutor has been arrested for growing marijuana in his home, announced Kaohsiung police yesterday (Dec. 14), reported CNA. Kaohsiung p...

Yacht's distress call leads to big Greek marijuana bust

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A rescue operation in the eastern Aegean Sea has turned into a big marijuana bust. A Greek coast guard statement says a Turkish-flagged wooden sailboat that iss...