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See An Ad On Facebook For A Delivery Job? Be Careful

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These days, everybody is interested in finding a lucrative side gig — but Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is urging citizens to be cautious about any delivery jobs that require crossing the border into Mexico and back. The vast majority of heavy-duty drugs…

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Can You Legally Grow Your Own Marijuana In California?

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An unfortunate side effect of marijuana reform in California is that some people believe they can now do anything without consequences. Although recreational cannabis is legal, there are still many laws regarding the use and cultivation of this substance. Failing to abide…

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Could Drug Court Protect You From A Having A Criminal Record?

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There are multiple ways that you could run afoul of drug laws in California. For many people, chemical dependence or addiction will contribute to their legal troubles related to substance abuse or possession. While some individuals can try a drug once or…

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Is Recreational Marijuana Legal In California?

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Getting confused about marijuana laws rules could lead to severe penalties. California has legalized recreational marijuana use, yet it still has restrictions. Is there an age restriction on marijuana use? To buy, possess or use marijuana, you need to be at least 21…

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Can You Avoid Jail In Orange County With A Supervised Electronic Confinement Program?

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If you plead guilty or are convicted of a criminal offense in Orange County, you may be able to avoid serving time in jail by entering OC’s Supervised Electronic Confinement (SEC) Program.  Programs like these are commonly referred to as “house arrest”…

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Thinking About Using The “Dark Web” To Smuggle Drugs? Think Again

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Drug distribution rings have gotten increasingly complex and widespread — and the scrutiny from both state and federal authorities is intense. While a lot of people think of the internet as pretty anonymous — particularly once you start delving into the “dark…

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The Importance Of Skilled Defense Against Drug Charges

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A California man was sentenced to five years in prison for his part in a 30-pound methamphetamine deal. Another man in the same case was earlier given five years after pleading guilty, despite the efforts of prosecutors to have him sentenced for between eight…

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Drug Manufacturing Can Land You In Prison In California

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Manufacturing drugs is a felony offense in California. That’s important to know because if you’re accused of creating drugs for sale, then you could be severely penalized upon conviction. California’s state laws prohibit the manufacture of illegal controlled substances and any of…

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California Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Distribution Charge

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A California man has been sentenced to 10 years in a federal prison for selling methamphetamine. The 38-year-old Riverside County resident learned of his fate on Dec. 23 in a San Diego district court. He entered a guilty plea to a single…

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California Street Gang Investigation Leads To 50 Arrests

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A multi-agency investigation into the activities of a notorious California street gang has led to the arrest of 50 individuals and the seizure of significant quantities of illegal drugs and guns. The results of the investigation were announced during a Nov. 19…

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