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In OR Recreational Marijuana Legal July 1st – But You Can’t Sell It?

That’s right folks.  Come July 1, 2015 you may legally possess up to 8 ounces of marijuana in Oregon for recreational use.  However, the voter approved law did not implement how this law would regulate the sale and distribution of marijuana.  This creates an interesting quagmire, where residents can grow their own, but technically, there […]

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Do I NEED a Concealed Handgun License to Carry a Loaded Handgun in my Car?

There is some confusion over the question of whether you need a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) to carry a loaded handgun in your vehicle…so here is the skinny: IN TEXAS, you MAY carry a loaded handgun in your vehicle WITHOUT A CHL If you are NOT: a convicted felon; a gang member (as defined under […]

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DRUG WAR FAIL: Could Tobacco-Like Regulation Offer a Solution?

Nearly everyone has seen “Mad Men” at least once.  The show harkens back to a time in our not so distant past when cigarettes were a more socially accepted and dare I say integral part of American culture.  Hell, worldwide culture.  In the 1960’s you could smoke everywhere.  A significant portion of the population smoked. […]

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Despite Over-Crowding, Harris CO DA Still Pursuing Trace Cases

Many in the general public still do not realize the implications of the current drug-prosecution policy in Harris County, as well as in many counties across the state.  We are filling our prisons with addicts charged with miniscule amounts of drugs. Get caught with “any detectable amount” of a controlled substance (Penalty Group 1 or […]

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