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Maine Marijuana Laws: Decriminalized but Still Tricky

Decriminalizing Pot doesn’t always mean it is completely legal. Here are some current guidelines.

Possession

Unlike several other states that chose an ounce as the cutoff for a civil penalty, Maine allows you to possess up to 2.5 ounces and still receive a civil ticket. The fine is a flat $600 regardless of the amount.

Once you pass the 2.5 mark, up to 8 ounces is… Read more

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A Bath Salt Addict Describes Why She Gave Them Up

How did you discover bath salts?

I was on probation and my probation officer was giving me random drug tests. A friend told me that the current drug screens being used in my county didn’t check for bath salts so it would be a high that I couldn’t be violated for.  I decided to try them out with her.  Little did I know they would cause me to violate… Read more

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Why and How Drugs Are Divided Into Different Classes and Levels

The class of drug is typically included in the criminal charge for possession, sale or use. For examples, the charge would read, “Possession of a Class I drug for resale,” or “Possession of a Class II drug”.

How They’re Classed

While each agency determines which drugs fall into each schedule, class or level, they are usually grouped together according to certain criteria. For example, in Tennessee, drugs that… Read more