Does California Have a Breathalyzer Test for Cannabis?
While recreational marijuana use has been legalized this year in the state of California, it is still illegal to drive while high. Should you be pulled over by California law enforcement under the suspicion of driving while high, you might be asked to be tested for marijuana impairment. Here are a few ways you might […]
Jail Alternatives for Drugs in California
Several weeks ago, our blog discussed various options for alternative sentencing in California. These options included probation, community service or rehab. Much more can be said about the alternative sentencing options for drug crimes in California. In some cases, you can seek alternatives to jail if you are being charged with a drug crime. Addiction […]
How Can California Police Test for a Marijuana DUI?
It can be difficult for law enforcement officers to determine whether motorists are under the influence of marijuana. There may be no smell or signs of impairment. Marijuana also complicates DUI laws in California in other ways. Law enforcement officers may use several tools to determine whether a driver is under the influence of marijuana. […]
What is Alternative Sentencing?
Alternative sentencing options allow you to avoid jail or prison time. Which options are available would depend on the circumstances of your case. Judges can determine alternative sentencing options based on multiple factors, such as your age, nature of the crime or prior criminal history (if there is one). These are only a few of […]
Three men arrested for hash oil production
Three men were booked into Santa Clara County Jail on various drug related charges after police raids uncovered hundreds of pounds of narcotics, $135,000 in cash, and several firearms. Police began an investigation into the sale of marijuana and a marijuana byproduct known as “butane hash oil” this summer. The investigation eventually resulted in the […]
Florida Rep resigns following cocaine possession conviction
An online report released by NBC Politics on Monday, January 27 revealed that Florida Representative Trey Radel has resigned from his post after an arrest and conviction for cocaine possession. In his letter addressed to House Speaker John Boehner, the Republican representative stated that he believes he can no longer perform his duties effectively following this ordeal. […]