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What does the criminal sale of marijuana in New York involve?

While the use of marijuana in New York is not uncommon, it is in most circumstances illegal and will be prosecuted. Last week's blog post discussed the criminal possession of marijuana and its penalties. However, possession is not the only drug offense involving marijuana in New York. The sale of marijuana is also illegal in the state, the penalties of which can range from class B misdemeanors to class C felonies.

Exploring the criminal possession of marijuana in New York

New York's drug laws are particularly complex, especially when one is not familiar with them. Take, for example, crimes involving marijuana. The penalties for possessing marijuana vary based on the specific circumstances of the charges. Let's take a look at the statutes regarding possession of marijuana in the state of New York, and examine the penalties included therein.

License revocation after New City drunk driving

Recently, this blog has discussed a number of drunk driving topics. We discussed New York zero tolerance laws for underage drunk driving. We also discused one congressman's proposal to help fund technology that would prevent a vehicle from starting based on the driver's blood alcohol content. Today, we will discuss the importance of retaining one's driver's license, if one is accused of drunk driving.

Senator pushes for technology aimed at preventing drunk driving

While having a drink at a social event once or twice might not seem like such a bad idea, it can turn into a disaster when accusations of drunk driving are thrown around. Police and prosecutors won't hesitate to press charges against those they think have been engaged in drunk driving. In fact, one U.S. Senator from New York -- Senator Chuck Schumer -- is co-sponsoring a new piece of legislation that would promote technology to help stop people from drinking and driving.

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