Marijuana

Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, and by numerous other names, is a preparation of the cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug and as medicine. Pharmacologically, the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); it is one of 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 84 other cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN), tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), and cannabigerol (CBG).Cannabis is often consumed for its psychoactive and physiological effects, which can include heightened mood or euphoria, relaxation, and an increase in appetite.
Posts about Marijuana
  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    …; 9) improper relations between teacher-educator and student; 9) intoxication manslaughter; 10) possession of between 50 pounds to 2,000 pounds of marijuana; 11) sexual assault; 12) stalking (second offense); and 13) human trafficking (any age). Examples of a third-degree felony include: 1) deadly action with a firearm; 2) aggravated perjury; 3…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 17 readers -
  • Texas Laws for Juvenile Crimes: Definitions and Penalties

    … paraphernalia or possession of a controlled substance Marijuana-Related Crimes, such as possession of marijuana, sale or delivery or marijuana, or felony possession Violent Juvenile Crimes, including weapon possession on school grounds, assault and battery, unlawful possession of a firearm, or aggravated assault Juvenile Theft/Property Crimes…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 12 readers -
  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … In Texas, crimes are classified as misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are minor offenses such as theft of property, or taking something valued under $20. And felonies are more serious crimes. As you might expect, the minor charges have minor punishments attach to them while the major charges have harsher consequences. For instance…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 15 readers -
  • Georgia Law – The Expungement Myth

    …. Be aware that civil filing fees will apply. Correcting mistakes on an individual’s history may be as simple as contacting the arresting agency and requesting the correction. Sometimes the error may be obvious, such as mistakenly coding an arrest for felony possession of marijuana when in fact it was a misdemeanor arrest. If the arresting agency does…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 14 readers -
  • Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    … South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Marijuana DUI Blood Test Marijuana DUI | Amendment 2 In November 2016, the citizens of Florida passed Amendment 2. Amendment 2 legalizes possession and use of marijuana for individuals who have been diagnosed with certain debilitating illnesses. Given the passage of Amendment 2…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 23 readers -
  • The Basics on Deportation

    … be subject to deportation/removal? Undocumented immigrants are at risk of being deported. However, they are not the only aliens who can be deported. Any immigrant who violates the terms of his or her stay can be deported or removed from the United States. In addition, any immigrant who hasn’t yet become a U.S. citizen, including a green-card holder…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Car Accidents Caused by Marijuana

    … Many states have witnessed a dramatic increase in drug-related car accidents and fatalities since legalizing marijuana – a fact that should have Illinois drivers concerned. The recreational or medicinal drug is meant to be treated like alcohol or a potent prescription. It is both illegal and unwise for individuals to drive…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 18 readers -
  • How Texas Drug Laws Compare

    … THE LAW OFFICE OF MATTHEW D. SHARP TODAY FOR AGGRESSIVE LEGAL DEFENSE. Texas Marijuana Laws By some estimates, marijuana is one of the most widely used illegal drugs in the United States, and maybe even in the world. This is likely due to the fact that marijuana is relatively easy to produce and it is very abundant. This gives it a relatively low…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 25 readers -
  • Watch out for Higher Rents For Medical Marijuana Businesses

    … Any entrepreneur looking to participate in Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana program understands that one of the biggest expenses and concerns is the location of the operation of the marijuana business venture. The Pennsylvania Department of Health is planning on issuing 25 permits for grower/processors and 50 permits for dispensaries (with up…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 17 readers -
  • What Are the 2017 Revisions to the California Family Code?

    … this clarification is necessary given the legalization of marijuana, but ... maybe it was a hookah-smoking caterpillar that gave me the call instead; I forget which). Family Code section 360: Involving issuance of duplicate marriage licenses where a license is lost, damaged, or destroyed after the ceremony but before it is filed with the county recorder, new…

    Enlightened Divorce Blog™- 22 readers -
  • ATF Announces New Form 4473 – Firearms Transaction Record

    … for referring to the guide that ATF is required to publish by its own regulations but rather be responsible for knowing the applicable state and local laws on their own. Equally of interest is the new language found over question 11e. In case there was any confusion from licensees or individuals attempting to purchase firearms who utilize medical marijuana…

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 19 readers -
  • Election Day For Marijuana

    … It’s election day for marijuana. The number of states legalizing marijuana for medicinal and/or recreational use continues to grow. Five more states have ballot initiatives for the legalization of recreation/adult use marijuana and four more states have medical marijuana ballot initiatives. Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 14 readers -
  • Illinois Marijuana Decriminalization and Car Accidents

    … Until recently, the possession of marijuana was an offense that resulted in jail time in the state of Illinois. Possession of up to 2.5 grams of pot equated to a Class C misdemeanor and 30 days in jail, while possession of between 2.5 and 10 grams of marijuana led to a Class B misdemeanor and up to 6 months behind bars. Thankfully, a new state…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 19 readers -
  • When Does My Drug Crime Become a Federal Case?

    …, profiting from drug sales or crossing state lines, it is typically handled by state courts. For example, Martin is walking down the street when a police officer stops him and notices that he smells like marjiuana. If the officer searches Martin and finds marijuana, he can be charged with simple possession. This will almost always be handled in state…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 24 readers -
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