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US: Against His Better Judgment

Washington Post, 07 Jun 2015 – In One American Meth Corridor, a Federal Judge Comes Face to Face With the Reality of Congressionally Mandated Sentencing They filtered into the courtroom and waited for the arrival of the judge, anxious to hear what he would decide. The defendant’s family knelt in the gallery to pray for a lenient sentence. A lawyer paced the entryway and rehearsed his final argument. The defendant reached into the pocket of his orange jumpsuit and pulled out a crumpled note he had written to the judge the night before: "Please, you have all the power," it read. "Just try and be merciful."

Milwaukee could reduce penalty for marijuana possession – WISN Milwaukee

WISN MilwaukeeMilwaukee could reduce penalty for marijuana possessionWISN MilwaukeeTwenty-five grams is about a sandwich-bag-sized amount of marijuana. "If you're not bothering your neighbor and you're not a threat to your own safety or someone else's, why should we have any taxpayer-funded resources involved in that personal …Would Milwaukee's maximum forfeiture for marijuana be lower than for bicycle …PolitiFactMilwaukee Common Council passes ordinance reducing marijuana possession …WDJTCommon Council mulls changes to marijuana possession lawsOnMilwaukee.comWUWM -fox6now.comall 11 news articles »

Medical marijuana to battle black market for customers in Illinois – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneMedical marijuana to battle black market for customers in IllinoisChicago Tribune"When they buy marijuana on the black market, it's not tested, they don't know where it's coming from," Naumovski said. "When they come to a dispensary, it's gone through a process. It's been tested, it's been certified. They know what they're getting.".Illinois medical marijuana businesses to battle black market for customersNorthwest Heraldall 26 news articles »