California Today: Still Serving Time for Marijuana – New York Times

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May 17, 2017Mike McPhateCALIFORNIA TODAYGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Cannabis may now be legal here, but drug policy experts say many Californians remain behind bars on marijuana-related charges.Much of the attention after the passage of Proposition 64 last fall focused on its relaxing of rules against recreational marijuana use.But the measure also called for …

California Today: Still Serving Time for Marijuana – The New York … – New York Times

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May 17, 2017Mike McPhateCALIFORNIA TODAYGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Cannabis may now be legal here, but drug policy experts say many Californians remain behind bars on marijuana-related charges.Much of the attention after the passage of Proposition 64 last fall focused on its relaxing of rules against recreational marijuana use.But the measure also called for …

New Oral Swab Technology Determines If Drivers Are High on the … – Lexology (registration)

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The California Legislature has yet to establish limits concerning cannabis consumption, following voters’ approval in November 2016 of Proposition 64, which allows recreational marijuana use. Unlike alcohol, measuring marijuana intoxication in a reliable way that can lead to admissible evidence in court has proven difficult. Although tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) − the chemical component of marijuana that causes a “high” − can …

New Oral Swab Technology Determines If Drivers Are High on the Highway – Lexology (registration)

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The California Legislature has yet to establish limits concerning cannabis consumption, following voters’ approval in November 2016 of Proposition 64, which allows recreational marijuana use. Unlike alcohol, measuring marijuana intoxication in a reliable way that can lead to admissible evidence in court has proven difficult. Although tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) − the chemical component of marijuana that causes a “high” − can …

New Oral Swab Technology Determines If Drivers Are High On The … – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

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New Oral Swab Technology Determines If Drivers Are High On The Highway – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

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New Oral Swab Technology Determines If Drivers Are High on the Highway – The National Law Review

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 The California Legislature has yet to establish limits concerning cannabis consumption, following voters’ approval in November 2016 of Proposition 64, which allows recreational marijuana use. Unlike alcohol, measuring marijuana intoxication in a reliable way that can lead to admissible evidence in court has proven difficult. Although tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) − the chemical component of marijuana that causes …

'I am despicable': Kern County lawman convicted in drug plot blames Satan – Los Angeles Times

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A former Kern County sheriff’s deputy who pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to steal marijuana seized during criminal investigations apologized in a recorded video message for his misdeeds, saying Satan was “playing games” with him.In a May 7 video entitled “I am sorry!” Logan August appeared seated with his wife as he apologized to Kern County residents, law enforcement officials …

'I am despicable': Kern County lawman convicted in drug plot … – Los Angeles Times

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A former Kern County sheriff’s deputy who pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to steal marijuana seized during criminal investigations apologized in a recorded video message for his misdeeds, saying Satan was “playing games” with him.In a May 7 video entitled “I am sorry!” Logan August appeared seated with his wife as he apologized to Kern County residents, law enforcement officials …

2 Ex-Deputies Plead Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking – NBC Southern California

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Federal prosecutors say two former deputies with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office pleaded guilty to selling marijuana that had been seized in raids. U.S. Attorney Phillip Talbert says 34-year-old Derrick Penney and 30-year-old Logan August pleaded guilty Monday to marijuana trafficking charges. Court documents show Penney and August were deputies with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office when in 2014 they …

Former Kern County Deputies Plead Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking – Marijuana.com

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Former Kern County Deputies plead guilty to stealing and trafficking marijuana. On Monday, two former Kern County deputies pled guilty to possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. According to a press release from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Eastern District of California, “Logan August, 30, of Bakersfield, and Derrick Penney, 34, of Star, Idaho,” admitted to being …

Former Kern County sheriff's deputies plead guilty to drug crimes in … – The Bakersfield Californian

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Two one-time Kern County sheriff’s deputies face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty in federal court in Fresno Monday to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana as part of a criminal plot that also involved at least one Bakersfield police officer. The deputies are Derrick Penney, who was assigned to the …

Former Kern County sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to drug crime in … – The Bakersfield Californian

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Two one-time Kern County sheriff’s deputies face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty in federal court in Fresno Monday to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana as part of a criminal plot that also involved at least one Bakersfield police officer. The deputies are Derrick Penney, who was assigned to the …

Will California's New Drugged Driving Device Finally Get It Right? – Leafly

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SACRAMENTO—Back in the 1980s, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) staged annual media events at the Sears Point Raceway in Sonoma County to illustrate the dangers of drunk driving. The show usually included local celebrities who drank alcohol, drove a test course, and had their impairment evaluated. On Wednesday, the CHP revived the old tradition and added a new twist: Instead of drunk …

Buzz kill: California police work to detect drugged drivers – 10News

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California Highway Patrol Officer Gary Martens, right, has CHP Sgt. Jaimi Kenyon, follow his finger during a demonstration of how drivers, suspected of impaired driving, are currently tested, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Three of California’s largest counties are testing a device that can detect the presence of drugs in saliva within five minutes. Some officers and lawmakers …