Recent California conviction of stoned driver shows potentially deadly consequences of driving high

By Jason Kotowski While alcohol-related DUIs remain far more common, this past week a case involving a motorist prosecutors say was solely under the influence of marijuana provided a stark example of the danger of driving while stoned. Prosecutors say John Sebastian Hernandez, 23, smoked pot before getting behind the…

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Having An MMJ Card Or Cannabis Conviction Can Get You Denied Public Housing

Having An MMJ Card Or Cannabis Conviction Can Get You Denied Public Housing Having a decent roof over your head is a basic human right; one that is critical for human dignity but more importantly, survival. In the United States, federally-subsidized housing is provided to a few million low-income people…

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Lawyer disbarred after conviction for planting weed, pipe, opioids in PTA rival’s car

Published: Sep 13, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Sep 13, 2017, 1:26 pm By Sean Emery, Orange County Register Kent Wycliffe Easter and Jill Bjorkholm Easter were convicted of a felony count for false imprisonment. Jill has since changed her name to Ava Everheart. (Courtesy Irvine police department) A former…

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1 In 10 Report Having Police Take Their Cash/Property Without A Conviction In Los Angeles, Riverside And San Bernardino

In a recent survey conducted by Public Policy Polling, a startling 10 percent of adults living in Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties said that they had had their property taken by a police officer without being convicted of a crime. Nearly one in five (19 percent) of those…

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