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- The Danger of Medical Marijuana on Illinois Roads
Illinois joined the growing group of states to allow the use of medical marijuana.
- Drug Crimes in Colorado
Colorado law widely regulates the use of medicinal drugs and outright bans the use of most harmful non-medicinal drugs.
- Five Ways Not to Become a Blind Mule
Yes, it does happen. While the majority of those who are arrested at the international border with cars laden with narcotics know that of their illicit cargo, there are the occasional blind mules –those who were duped by strangers, business associates or even loved ones to carry the contraband.
- Can a Cop Use a Drug Sniff Dog at My Traffic Stop?
The Fourth Amendment protects individuals from unreasonable searches and seizures. However, the United States Supreme Court has held that a drug dog sniff that is conducted during a lawful traffic stop does not constitute a search as an individual does not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in illegal contraband within a vehicle. However, there are specific rules that police officers must follow when bringing a dog sniff dog to the scene.
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in New Jersey
A discussion about what constitutes drug paraphernalia in New Jersey, as well as the penalties and consequences.
- Possession of Marijuana and the Law in Texas
Many states are legalizing marijuana, but in Texas the possession of marijuana is still a crime. Still farmers continue to grow the valuable cash crop along Texas' fertile farmlands. Learn what the penalties and fines are for possessing marijuana in Texas, and what the future may hold for the legalization of marijuana in Texas.
- Life in Prison for a Batch of Pot Brownies
Recently we posted a story about how Colorado has chosen to regulate its now legal edible marijuana industry. Alongside gourmet goodies are the issues of safety and protection of consumers. Starting in June all edible marijuana goods must contain less than 100mg of THC. Meanwhile, just a few states away in Texas, a 19 year old caught with hash brownies faces a potential life sentence. What a difference a few hundred miles can make.
- TX Proposed Bill Offers Defense to Marijuana Charges
Currently serving as the state Representative for the 49th District in the Texas House, Elliot Naishtat made his seventh attempt at bringing medical marijuana to the lone star state earlier this week. While the proposed bill does not suggest legalization of medicinal or recreational marijuana, it could offer an alternative to criminal charges for certain users.
- Colorado’s Regulations for Munching on Marijuana Edibles
Since legalizing, Colorado’s marijuana industry has grown up over night with plenty of potential for growers and sellers. Everyone is looking for a piece of the proverbial pot pie, even the bakers and chefs.
- Supreme Court Retiree in Favor of Legalization
Nominated for the Supreme Court in 1975 by President Gerald Ford, when Justice Stevens retired in June 2010 he was the third longest-serving judge in United States history. Justice Stevens was born on April 20, 1920 and to call him an old-timer would not be an understatement.