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How The Tesla Battery Will Benefit Marijuana Growers

A medium-sized commercial weed grow with around 50 lights stands to save about $13,500 in electricity costs a year with the use of two Tesla Batteries. Those will also protect the plants in case of power outages while making the operation less visible to law enforcement. Elon Musk just made growing weed easier.
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How Much Do Drugs Cost In Your City? Take the Great American Drug Survey

Narcotics have been a fabric of life on this continent for thousands of years. A huge number of academic studies, undertaken by the government and institutions of higher learning, have attempted to plumb the depths of that usage. Now, we join that noble pursuit, with the most important drug question of all: How much… » 2/05/15 11:15am 2/05/15 11:15am

Cartel Kingpin "El Chapo" Had 43 Vehicles, 16 Houses

After Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, major drug lord of the Sinaloa cartel, was apprehended yesterday in Mazatlán, details of his property and possessions are slowly being revealed as Mexican authorities begin investigations. With 43 vehicles, 16 houses, and 4 ranches, El Chapo did more than just live large. » 2/23/14 2:26pm 2/23/14 2:26pm

Authorities Discover 1.3 Tons of Cocaine Hidden on Air France Flight

Authorities in France noticed something very strange when a Air France cargo flight arrived from Venezuela: it contained 30 suitcases that weren't registered to anyone on the plane, or anyone expecting to pick up the cargo. Intrigued, the officials opened the bags and found 1.3 tons of pure cocaine. That's a lot of… » 9/22/13 1:12pm 9/22/13 1:12pm

New Zealand Anti-Drug Ad Is Hilarious And Sad At The Same Time

Though they may not seem as bad as alcohol, driving under the influence of other types of recreational drugs is not only illegal, but also dangerous. To drive home the point, Maori Television in New Zealand makes this ad that gives you all sorts of feels, with the funny and the sad all rolled into one. » 9/15/13 12:02pm 9/15/13 12:02pm

Using Weed To Pay For A Cab Ride In Front Of Cops Is Never A Good Idea

Just, you know, FYI. Because Michael Medvec, a 23-year-old Philly resident, tried it last Friday night, when he didn't have the eight bucks he needed to pay the fare back to his apartment. Let's read along with the Philadelphia Daily News, which got the deets from Philly police captain Brian Korn: » 4/06/13 9:06am 4/06/13 9:06am