9780932551368

Ask Ed: Marijuana Law Volume 1: Don't Get Busted

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    9780932551368

  • ISBN10:

    093255136X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-10-19
  • Publisher: Quick American Archives
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Summary

In 1999, over 700,000 people were arrested on marijuana charges. Ask Ed: Marijuana Law is a primer on constitutional rights with personal accounts by users and growers, offering expert advice on how to minimize the chance of arrest for marijuana possession or use.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction ix
How the Police Bust People
1(40)
Informers
2(6)
Accidents
8(9)
Reducing Risk
17(11)
Beat the Heat Guidelines
28(1)
Police Investigation
29(8)
DEA Operations
37(2)
Rip-Offs
39(2)
What to Do if the Cops Come
41(18)
Scenario 1: Cops Without a Warrant
42(5)
Scenario 2: Cops With a Warrant
47(1)
The Scope of the Search
47(1)
Bail
48(2)
Clean-up
50(1)
Photos
51(1)
Return of Seized Items
52(1)
Right to Remain Silent
53(1)
Arraignment and Preliminary Hearing
54(2)
Forfeiture
56(1)
Good Housekeeping
57(2)
The Search
59(6)
General Information
60(1)
Illegal Searches
60(1)
Expectation of Privacy
61(1)
Curtilage
62(1)
Standing
63(2)
The Arrest
65(10)
What is an Arrest?
66(1)
Arrestees' Rights
67(1)
Questioning
68(1)
Detentions
68(1)
Post-Arrest
69(2)
Types of Charges
71(1)
Clearing the Record
72(1)
Who Makes the Arrest?
73(2)
Choosing a Lawyer
75(16)
Lawyers' Licenses
76(1)
How to Choose a Lawyer
76(4)
Renter Beware
80(2)
Qualities of Good Defense Lawyers
82(1)
Do You Know Your Lawyer Yet?
82(2)
Retainers
84(1)
Fees
84(1)
Do You Need a Public Defender?
85(4)
Lawyer-Client Relationships
89(2)
Medical Marijuana and the Law
91(16)
Current Legal Status
92(3)
Medical Necessity
95(1)
The Medical Referral Process
96(7)
Medical Registries
103(1)
Interacting with Police
104(3)
Drug Testing
107(36)
The Rise of Workplace Drug Testing
108(2)
Workplace Testing Laws
110(8)
Types of Drug Tests
118(9)
Passing and Failing
127(7)
Recourse
134(3)
The Politics of Drug Testing
137(6)
Appendix A: Marijuana-Related Penalties: Federal & State-by-State 143(16)
Appendix B: Federal Law 159(12)
Appendix C: Drug Policy and Law Resources 171(2)
Appendix D: Medical Marijuana Resources 173(2)
Index 175

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