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2017 California Guidelines for Growing and Carrying Marijuana

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You’ve probably heard that, as of November 9 of last year, recreational marijuana is now legal in California. And yet you cannot yet go buy it in stores, and no dispensaries are legally allowed to sell it to you if you do not have a medical prescription. On top of that, marijuana...
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New Marijuana Breathalyzers Being Tested in California

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The “breathalyzer” – first introduced as a way to test for alcohol intoxication in the 1960s and made widely available by the end of the 1970s – radically changed the way law enforcement across the US patrolled drunk driving, giving police officers immediate evidence...
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Using to Proposition 47 to Reduce Your Felony Drug Charges to a Misdemeanor

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When a hot-button political campaign includes both Jay-Z and Newt Gingrich among its supporters, you know that something with a wide social impact must be at issue. And that was exactly the case when Californians passed Proposition 47 in November 2014, a law that reclassified...
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Molly Possession Charges — What Now?

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Molly, also known as Ecstasy, has been in the headlines recently because of a number of overdose deaths on the electronic dance circuit. If you are facing Molly possession charges — you’ve got trouble. Your best course of action is to speak with an experienced criminal...
What to Do If You Are Facing Cocaine Possession Charges

What to Do If You Are Facing Cocaine Possession Charges

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Cocaine is a highly addictive and dangerous drug. It is listed on Schedule I, a federally-established category that also includes methamphetamines and oxycodone. California, like many states, imposes harsh penalties for the possession, transportation or sale of cocaine. If you...
Charged With Cocaine Possession? Don’t Take Any Chances

Charged With Cocaine Possession? Don’t Take Any Chances

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Drug possession charges in California are a serious matter. Even if it is your first offense, your life could be turned upside down. It isn’t worth taking the chance of being separated from your loved ones and incarcerated. If you are charged with cocaine possession, it is...
Narcotics Possession -- Is the Legal System Too Tough?

Narcotics Possession — Is the Legal System Too Tough?

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Critics of our legal system claim that too many people are put in prison for too long for nonviolent crimes, such as possession of narcotics. Until recently, simple possession of heroin was classified as a felony in California, punishable by a year or more in state prison and a...