NEW DRUG POSSESSION LAW: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Just recently, the Arizona Senate brought some much needed reform to the sentencing of simple drug possession cases. The Senate passed a bill where some Defendants who have been convicted of Possession or Use of Marijuana, Dangerous Drugs, or Narcotic Drugs, are eligible to receive a reduction in the amount of days required to be served in prison. Originally, a …

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How Prescription Drug Use Can Lead to a DUI: What You Need to Know

Cindy Castillo DUI, Arizona Law

Many individuals who are of drinking age, and even some who are not, have likely taken precautions to avoid a DUI. These precautions can include designating a responsible and sober driver, using a ridesharing app like Uber or Lyft, or choosing to imbibe at home. With all these precautions focusing on alcohol, have you ever thought that your prescribed medication …

Win Some, Lose Some: Supreme Court Ruling on State v. Sisco II

Cindy Castillo Law News, Arizona Law

On July 11, 2016, the Supreme Court of Arizona issued their opinion in State of Arizona v. Ronald James Sisco II, in which the Court considered whether or not the odor of marijuana suffices to establish probable cause for issuance of a search warrant, given the adoption of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (“AMMA”). Ultimately, the Supreme Court decided that …