i got wrongly pulled over for a stop sign that led to my car being searched and me being in handcuffs because it smelled like marijuana i am trying to find out if what the cop did to me is wrong or not
One of the legitimate investigative tools for the police is personal observation and senses. Thus, if a police officer detects a smell of controlled substances that provides a reasonable probable cause to continue to investigate possible contraband in the vehicle.
Pulled over for license plate light and came back clean when running license. Pulls me out of car, and I had .5g or less and he said that gave him probable cause to search. It's not illegal to be in possession of marijuana in Illinois so why would that give him probable cause? I believe my... Read more »
It’s illegal to possess marijuana in a vehicle unless it is basically in store packaging. So the search was probably legal. You should have an attorney evaluate the evidence for potential motions or to negotiate on your behalf.
Marijuana use is not a constitutional right, it is a controlled substance, just like tobacco, alcohol, etc. Thus, the state under its legal mandate may regulate their use in court cases where use of alcohol and controlled substances will be limited (DUI dispositions, etc.) during supervision,...Read more »
What is a Cannabis clone? A cannabis plant that is a genetic copy of the mother plant. When obtained from a reputable breeder, a clone is a young female cannabis plant with stable genetics. Growers typically select to raise clones instead of seeds when they would rather not risk getting a plant... Read more »
11 months later, I got into a car accident. Officer gave m a revoked license ticket and a traffic ticket. I know I shouldn’t been driving. How do I go about with the old and new traffic violations. I wasn’t arrested by the officer just An I bond.
Private employers have a lot more leeway with things like this. Unfortunately, weed smokers are not a protected class when it comes to discrimination. And employers have the right to decide, as long as they are not using discriminatory practices, on how to hire their employees. Maybe the...Read more »
This was a few months ago and I lived in my own place. I have no history of abuse or records. Will this affect my mothers ability to get custody of my brother? We have all of the evidence of him being abusive and I always take care of my brother. He’s going to try and make it seem like my mother... Read more »
If you have a valid medical marijuana card and your FOID card you can lawfully keep your firearm in Illinois at this time. Individuals who have drug addiction issues or have felony weapons charges on their records, however, are prohibited from owning a firearm.
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