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December 2012 Archives

Marijuana activists begin planning for next victories

Pro-marijuana advocates, after seeing decades worth of campaigning to legalize marijuana reach a high point with new laws in Washington and Colorado, have already begun looking toward the next election cycle, planning a strategy for more victories. In their sights are ballot measures in 2014 and 2016 in states like Oregon and California, states which were among the first to allow marijuana for medical use.

Numerous drug cases in limbo in wake of drug lab scandal

Our Chicago readers may be interested in a case out of Massachusetts involving a chemist who is accused of deliberately faking test results on drug samples in numerous criminal cases. The 35-year-old chemist faces a host of charges-27 total-including obstruction of justice, tampering with evidence, perjury and pretending to hold a college degree.

Fox Lake man charged with delivery of ecstasy in Deer Park

When drug charges result from a traffic stop, one of the most important things to consider in defense of the suspect is whether police followed the proper procedure when pulling over the vehicle. Often, regardless of what prosecutors claim, there is doubt as to whether police had probable cause to stop the driver. There is also the question of whether police adhered to proper procedure before, during and after the search of the vehicle.

Three indicted for trafficking between Chicago and Terre Haute

A Chicago man and two residents of out-of-state currently face charges of drug trafficking and distribution. They are alleged to have been trafficking methamphetamine and cocaine between Chicago and across Illinois state lines.

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