Category : Marijuana and Pot Shops

  • California Drug Reform? Not Anytime Soon.

    Posted Oct 17th, 2013 By in Marijuana and Pot Shops With | Comments Off on California Drug Reform? Not Anytime Soon.

    While some advocacy groups have been trying to solve some of California’s drug problems through reform, it looks like sentencing will not be up for debate anytime soon. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill on Saturday to reduce the penalty for offenders caught for simple drug possession. Senate Bill 649 would have given …

  • ACLU Report Indicates Racial Bias in Marijuana Arrests

    Posted Jun 21st, 2013 By in Criminal Law, Marijuana and Pot Shops With | Comments Off on ACLU Report Indicates Racial Bias in Marijuana Arrests

    Last week, you might have seen my Facebook post about how in California, split sentencing is extremely dependent on geography. To continue highlighting some of the demographic injustice in law enforcement, the ACLU this month released its report, “”The War on Marijuana in Black and White: Billions of Dollars Wasted on Racially Biased Arrests.” The …

  • Criminal Law and Procedure: Probation Condition

    Posted Jul 12th, 2012 By in Criminal Law, Marijuana and Pot Shops, Probation With | Comments Off on Criminal Law and Procedure: Probation Condition

    The Daily Appellate Report shared a case explaining how the court system “may impose probation condition that prohibits defendant from using medical marijuana where condition related to crimes of conviction and future criminality.” In this specific case, defendant was stopped due to expired registration on his truck. The vehicle’s registration had been expired for over …

  • Counties and States Differing in Sentences

    Posted Apr 17th, 2012 By in Celebrity Crimes, Marijuana and Pot Shops With | Comments Off on Counties and States Differing in Sentences

    Cincinnati Bengals receiver, Jerome Simpson, plead guilty to marijuana trafficking charge in Covington, Ky.  Simpson could receive a 60-day jail sentence, further affecting his future and career in the NFL; which could result in a suspension from the league. It is all in the judge’s hands to whether or not accept the prosecutors’ recommendation. This …

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