Legalization of Marijuana Has Led to Criminal Charges for Violations of Commercial Cannabis Laws

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  • Legalization of Marijuana Has Led to Criminal Charges for Violations of Commercial Cannabis Laws

    The introduction of California’s legal, adult-use cannabis market came with its own set of rules and regulations. Some of the people who are involved in the fledgling cannabis marketplace are finding out the hard way about what activities and business practices are legal and what are not.  State regulators are… Read More

  • Choose Ride Sharing to Avoid a DUI

    Now that ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have been around for a while, data regarding the impacts of using ride-sharing services are starting to emerge. For example, recent studies have shown that some California cities have reduced DUI arrests by approximately thirty percent during the two years that the… Read More

  • DUI Enforcement At Peak During Holiday Weekends

    While the overall incidence of DUI arrests in metropolitan areas in California has been declining thanks in part to the availability of ride-sharing programs like Lyft and Uber, DUI arrests are still taking place. Many DUI arrests occur during holiday weekends like Memorial Day. It should come as no surprise… Read More

  • California Lawmakers Advance Bill to Keep Minors Out of Adult Courts

    At a recent legislative hearing, California lawmakers moved a bill forward that could keep young offenders from being tried as adults. The bill is one of several initiatives that are contained in a package of legislation that was introduced by Senators Holly J. Mitchell and Ricardo Lara. Other bills in… Read More

  • Driving Under the Influence: An Overview of the Law

    Driving under the influence of a substance is considered as one of the most severe of driving crimes. Every year, DUIs cause hundreds of traffic accidents and even fatalities. DUIs tend to have high penalties and consequences. These consequences only seem to get tougher in an attempt to avoid DUI… Read More