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What is the Difference Between Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization?

Many states are rethinking marijuana legalization and decriminalization. However, these terms differ. You should fully understand them before you decide to advocate for one. So, if marijuana becomes legal, it won't be against the law to buy and use marijuana. However, if marijuana gets decriminalized, this means that the punishments for selling, buying, or using marijuana will reduce. Understanding these terms [...]

By |2018-09-20T20:46:31+00:00September 6th, 2016|Drug Possession|Comments Off on What is the Difference Between Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization?

Drug Possession Defenses For Connecticut Criminal Cases

Being charged with possession of drugs can feel like a nightmare. You will probably be worried about how to fight the charges. This happens whether you were charged with intent to sell or personal use. Also, you might feel like there is no way out of this bad situation. Luckily, this is not necessarily the [...]

By |2018-09-21T20:14:08+00:00August 16th, 2016|Drug Possession|Comments Off on Drug Possession Defenses For Connecticut Criminal Cases

Penalties for Marijuana Possession Under 21

If arrested for marijuana possession and under the age of 21, you will face a particular set of consequences. People over the age of 21 might not necessarily face these penalties. These penalties will be dependent on the type of possession you are charged with. In order to fully understand the different types of possession, [...]

By |2017-03-03T22:37:23+00:00April 19th, 2016|Court, Drug Possession|Comments Off on Penalties for Marijuana Possession Under 21

Drug Crime Impact on Public Health Jobs

In my last article, I talked about a drug crime impact on several different types of jobs. Also, in this article, I want to explore the impact of a drug crime conviction on a public health job. So, as a doctor, nurse or health professional with a state license, a drug crime can impact your [...]

By |2017-05-16T16:17:25+00:00May 19th, 2015|Drug Possession|Comments Off on Drug Crime Impact on Public Health Jobs

Consequences of Connecticut Drug Crime Conviction on Your Career

Many professions require practitioners to carry a certification, license, or get registered with a governing agency. Also, the government runs many of these agencies. So, the government may, suspend or revoke that person's ability to practice in the state. The following sections outline some of the professional consequences of committing drug crimes. Disciplinary Action by Boards, [...]

By |2018-09-20T16:07:54+00:00May 12th, 2015|Drug Possession, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Consequences of Connecticut Drug Crime Conviction on Your Career

Blood and Urine Drug Testing According to Connecticut General Statutes

Oftentimes, before an individual gets arrested for possession of drugs or possession with intent to sell, the arresting officer will conduct a field test of the substance they suspect a controlled substance. The most common field test kits include the “NARK” test kits. These can test for a variety of substances. There are major problems with these [...]

By |2018-09-21T15:57:23+00:00May 5th, 2015|Drug Possession|Comments Off on Blood and Urine Drug Testing According to Connecticut General Statutes

Avoid the Police and Stay Safe on Saint Patrick’s Day

Every holiday is cause for a celebration. In addition, it is cause for larger numbers of police officers to be carefully on the lookout for illegal behavior. During any festivities with alcohol, people’s inhibitions lower and they can act out of character. This can lead to unpleasant run-ins with the law, especially considering the fact [...]

By |2017-05-16T18:15:41+00:00March 17th, 2015|Drug Possession, DUI Arrests in Connecticut|Comments Off on Avoid the Police and Stay Safe on Saint Patrick’s Day

Know Your Rights at the Gathering of the Vibes

The Gathering of the Vibes is a fun, vibrant music festival. However, your good time can quickly turn sour if you're stopped by the police. Do yourself a favor and do not talk to the police unless you've been arrested. For assistance, you can contact our office here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEOUTtVACiA&feature=youtu.be

By |2017-03-06T19:28:17+00:00July 29th, 2014|Drug Possession|Comments Off on Know Your Rights at the Gathering of the Vibes

4th Amendment Rights at the Gathering of the Vibes

Learn about your 4th Amendment rights before attending the Gathering of the Vibes. If you're stopped by a police officer, contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately in order to make sure that your rights are protected. Remember that you do not have to talk to the police unless you are under arrest. In addition, you [...]

By |2017-03-06T19:28:32+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Drug Possession|Comments Off on 4th Amendment Rights at the Gathering of the Vibes

What are Connecticut Penalties for Alcohol Possession by a Minor?

Possession of alcohol by a minor can have serious consequences in the state of Connecticut. Connecticut, along with many other states, has a zero tolerance policy for alcohol possession by a minor. If driving and caught in possession of alcohol, you could face fines or license suspensions. If caught in possession of alcohol and you are under [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:05:31+00:00October 18th, 2013|Drug Possession|Comments Off on What are Connecticut Penalties for Alcohol Possession by a Minor?