Monthly Archives: December 2015

Congress quietly ends federal government’s ban on medical marijuana

by Evan Halper @ LA Times Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government’s prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy. The bill’s passage over the

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Chernis Law Group Wins Motion In Los Angeles Superior Court Suppressing Evidence From Marijuana Cultivation and Butane Extraction

On March 10, 2015, an LAPD Detective (with five officers in tow, all in raid jackets), knocked on the door of our client’s home located in Winnetka, a suburb of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley. The Detective received

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Chernis Law Group Wins Motion In Federal Court Suppressing Drug Evidence

On November 23, 2010, our client Ms. Johnson was stopped by the San Bernardino Police Department (SBPD”) while driving a car borrowed from a friend. The arresting officer claimed he stopped Ms. Johnson for having illegally tinted car windows. In

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