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FDA Runs Operation to Takedown Illegal Drug Stores Online

In late October, the United States Food and Drug Administration announced the completion of an operation that targeted more than 400 websites that illegally distributed opioids and other drugs not intended for human consumption. The operation, according to an official announcement, was part of an international investigation into illicit drug sales led by Interpol and involving dozens of supporting agencies ... Read More »

Russian Officials Find Drugs on “Internet Stores”

In a routine audit of internet activity, the Prosecutor’s Office of the Murmansk region discovered “internet stores” that sold drugs. In this so-called “internet sphere,” authorities found sites that posed a threat to the life and health of citizens of the the Russian Federation. In addition to selling illegal drugs, the sites sold also counterfeit medication. The threatening websites violated ... Read More »

WA State Bill to Ban Bitcoin at Marijuana Shops Dies, & the Companies that Bring Bitcoin to Marijuana Stores

According to an anonymous source within the Washington state legislature, Senate Bill 5264, a bill to prohibit marijuana retailers from accepting bitcoin as payment for their products, has died in committee. While the bill remains in the state Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor & Sports, it appears that the bill’s prime sponsor, Republican state Senator Ann Rivers, has withdrawn her ... Read More »

Legislation in Washington State Would Ban Bitcoin at Marijuana Stores

The use of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by marijuana retail stores is under attack in the State of Washington with a new bill filed on January 18th, 2017. The bill, Senate Bill 5264, was introduced in the Washington State Senate by Republican State Senator Ann Rivers and Democratic State Senator Steve Conway. The bill was referred to the Senate Committee ... Read More »