Marijuana Growers and Environmental Damage

Thousands of people have benefitted since California became the first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. However, a great deal of pot is still grown illegally in California, and the illegal growing operations are doing some quite significant damage to our state’s fragile environment. Over-fertilized water feeds algae blooms and turns ponds green. Pot [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Drug Crimes|0 Comments

What Is California’s Proposed Adult Use Of Marijuana Act?

If you need to use marijuana in California for medical reasons, you can visit a doctor and obtain a prescription for medical marijuana to treat conditions such as back pain and anxiety. Nevertheless, it now appears that a single, well-funded marijuana legalization ballot initiative will be offered to voters next November to make marijuana in [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Drug Crimes|0 Comments

Drug Courts in California

The narcotic court system in California provides an alternative route for criminal justice prosecution. Criminal defense lawyers in Long Beach find that it is best suited to those persons who have been accused of nonviolent narcotic offenses, and who may be better served by a system that involves oversight and supervision, with probation and substance abuse treatment. [...]

By | September 14th, 2015|Drug Crimes|0 Comments