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1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Consumer Law for California on
Q: Can you be arrested in airport for transport of marijuana without the police showing you any evidence of marijuana?

Police arrested me and stated that they got marijuana out of my checked back in Sacramento. I never gave a statement. They never show me they had marijuana from my bag. They didn't show me anything.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 28, 2021

This is the legal forum for California residents. You need to post your question for lawyers in your state, or in the state where the events took place.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: Vc 23215f. The officer smeeled marijauna and with no FST forced a blood test ? Now what?

I answered no questions and with my balance problems sobriety checks make me appear intox so i dod not give them,that evidence. Any advice it would be most helpful

John Karas
John Karas answered on Jun 28, 2021

Hire a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney.

Drug related DUI's are more difficult for the DA to prosecute because there are no set standards regarding the level of the MJ in your system for a presumption that you were under the influence unlike alcohol related DUI's (.08).

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Business Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: If a business with legal product sell or delivers to customers who uses it for illegal activity, is that aiding & abedd?

Business and it's products are completely legal. The product I sell is firewood and water from a ground well that has water rights. Most customers use this on properties that are large MJ grows illegal by county ordinance but also used for housing among the same properties

John Karas
John Karas answered on May 10, 2021

It depends on the nature of the product, by whom it's used and for what purpose.

For example, you posted this question under several categories including Cannabis & MJ law. MJ is now legal for persons over the age of 18. However, if you sold/ delivered MJ to a minor (under 18)...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: My husband was arriving in 11/18 I hired a lawyer he did not help my husband he wanted him to plea guilty,

What options does he have,he was assaulted by the arresting officer

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 5, 2021

MUCH MORE INFO NEEDED.

IS 11/18 .......2018?

BECAUSE YOU HIRE A LAWYER DOESN'T MEAN YOU WILL GET OFF FROM THE CHARGES. A LAWYER FORCES THE DA TO MEET THEIR BURDEN OF PROOF. WHETHER THE CLIENT DID THE ACT OR NOT IS NOT THE ISSUE. IT IS WHETHER THERE IS ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO...
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1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: How much trouble will I get caught in lax with one .05 gram thc cartridge over 18 but under 21

Flying from Lax with a .05 weed cartridge

Ammon John Ford
Ammon John Ford answered on Mar 29, 2021

Over or under 21, transporting cannabis products across state borders is illegal under federal law, and under the laws of most states...including legalized states like Washington and California. This small amount would likely only be seen as simple possession and not carry particularly stiff... Read more »

Q: Legality of filming illegal activities as a reporter?

Hi my girlfriend and I plan on starting an investigative journalism based YouTube account. We want to shoot a video called, “A look into the black market cannabis scene.” For this video we plan to interview black market cannabis dealers who work with cartels along with filming their operation.... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Feb 9, 2021

You are safe. They are definitely not!

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1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: In California if I have motel and I smoke weed in my car without having my keys on me to drive.

Then go straight to my motel room is that illegal?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Nov 3, 2020

First and foremost, you are NOT allowed to consume legal cannabis in the following places: ANY public place or area; ANY location where tobacco smoking is prohibited; Within 1,000 feet of a school, etc. So the question becomes, where is this car? If on the street, probably not, as the street is a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Can I sue for being misdiagnosed with schizophrenia spectrum disorder ? I clearly don't have it.

Hello I was arrested two years ago for possession of an assault weapon in ca. While serving time I. County jail I was pulled off to the side by a psychologist and a psychiatrist whom out of the blue told me I had schizophrenia spectrum disorder and put me on medication. I never showed symptoms of... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 29, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

YOU CAN ALWAYS SUE ANYONE FOR ANYTHING AT ANY TIME. THE ISSUES IS WILL YOU WIN

AND WILL YOU BE ABLE TO AFFORD A LAWYER TO ASSIST YOU.

YOU ARE POSING THIS QUESTION IN A CRIMINAL LAW CHAT LINE.

SET UP AN APPOINTMENT IN YOUR COMMUNITY ASAP AS THERE...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: My house got raided and they found some wax and butane cans around 6 of them and two pills that weren't mine

They released me the next day but they forced me to write down and sign on a piece of paper that everything found inside the home was mine if I didn't cooperate with them what can I do

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 6, 2020

The answer most lawyers will give when asked a legal question is IT DEPENDS. Unless a lawyer has received all the facts s/he can’t spit out a credible answer. Junk in equals junk out.

Every case is unique, and more information is needed to properly answer your query intelligently. In...
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1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: Can I get fired for smoking Marijuana

been with company for 12 years never been written or or called in sick there were allegations that I was smoking Marijuana on my breaks I have been suspended but they did not list the reason why in writing only verbal this happened last Wednesday when I was in Turlock they called and said I... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 21, 2020

You cannot smoke marijuana at work, unless it is in your home or a business specifically licensed for consumption of marijuana. The law about where you can use it is very specific, you cannot be in public places or in your car. So, you could be fired for committing a criminal act. It does not... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: Can I legally grow 2 plants of hemp with a the content of .03% or lower? It is strictly for personal use .

Thc content of .03 % or lower

Aaron A. Pelley
Aaron A. Pelley answered on Jun 5, 2020

Division 24 of the California Food and Agricultural Code provides for the cultivation of industrial hemp by registered growers, hemp breeders, and established agricultural research institutions. Regardless of any federal requirements, all hemp growers in California must comply with existing state... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Got my bag taken away I didn’t claim it because it had weed in it, no one claimed the bag and the police took it

My friend had been speeding

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 20, 2020

more info needed.

was it just the two of you in the car ? did he admit it was his?

police usually arrest the driver for possession......NOT OWNERSHIP.

don't discuss sensitive issues like this on an open forum

2 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice, DUI / DWI, Immigration Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: Info on Noe Mejia Calderon his ethics and moral standards
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair answered on May 6, 2020

You can check the California Bar website (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/), any person who has been licensed to practice in CA is listed as is their status to practice law and any disciplinary action taken against them.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California on
Q: I got caught at school with vape products and did not receive a copy of my citation until I went and asked for it.

I went into the bathroom for 2 minutes and when i came out of the stall from taking a piss, the other kids in the bathroom were being searched, I tried to leave but I got searched as well and caught with an empty thc cartridge and battery. Neither of my parents were in town when this happened so my... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 15, 2020

more info needed.

i assume you are commanded to appear in Juv Ct?...if they file.

you can either come in with a lawyer or ask for a public defender to represent you.

you should avoid vaping as there is some evidence that it is harmful.

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