Are Drug Smuggling and Drug Trafficking the Same Thing?

If you have been charged with a drug crime and you have heard the word ‘smuggling’ being used, you might…

What You Need to Know About Synthetic Marijuana

Every year, many people are hospitalized for using something known as “synthetic marijuana,” which sometimes causes users to act erratically…

California Marijuana Laws and Possession of Drugs

When it comes to possessing drugs in any state, you may run into some trouble with the courts. There are…

Who Qualifies for Diversion in California?

In California, Penal Code 1000 governs diversion, also known as deferred entry of judegment (DEJ). When a defendant is offered…

Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky

In 2010, the Supreme Court concluded, after hearing the case of Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, it is proper for…

Possession for Sale of Marijuana in California

Introduction on the possession for sale of marijuana: California was the first state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes, with…

Possession for Sale of Marijuana Laws in California

Under Health and Safety Code 11359, it is illegal to sell marijuana in the state of California. Marijuana is defined…