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
  • Up In Smoke?

    … Massachusetts’ fledgling marijuana industry has been thrust into a state of uncertainty. On January 4th, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama guidelines that excluded marijuana from federal drug enforcement priorities (possession and distribution of pot is a federal offense). Obama’s guidelines paved the way for the legalization…

    Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 14 readers -
  • 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- 18 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

    … is the last degree felony. It isn’t the last type of felony crime. Crimes like drive-by shooting with no injuries and theft of property with the value ranging from $20,000 to $100,000. It’s also a felony in the third degree to possess five to 50 pounds of marijuana in Texas. Theft of property occurs when a person takes property of another with the intent…

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

    … the prosecutor has filed charges, but later ALL of those charges are dismissed or the defendant is acquitted of all charges after trial, the case may be eligible for automatic restriction. Cases sentenced under conditional discharge may enjoy the same status. Similarly, cases completed through the drug court or mental health court can be restricted as long…

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

    … of DUI cases. There are two exceptions that permit a police officer to obtain a warrantless blood draw from a suspect. Those exceptions are: Florida Statute 316.1932(1)(c) – “There is reasonable cause to believe the person was driving or in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverages or chemical…

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

    … of address within 10 days of moving. Are discovered to have committed marriage fraud. Helped smuggle other aliens into the U.S. Are or have been drug abusers or addicts, or have been convicted of any drug-related violations other than other than a single offense involving possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana for personal use. Have…

    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- 29 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?

    … 2017 Revisions to California Family Code Posted on Dec 8, 2016 1:55pm PST The 2017 Revisions to the Cal Family Code It's that time again. Each year we like to provide you a head's up as to the legislative additions and changes to the Family Code pertaining to divorce and family law that take effect in January. Sometimes they are exciting…

    Enlightened Divorce Blog™- 22 readers -
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