A motion to suppress evidence was filed in early July, but it appears Jacob Lavoro will have to wait a few more months for adjudication. In a Williamson County court Thursday, Judge Stacey Mathews set the next hearing for the 19-year-old made famous for baking pot brownies to mid-November.
Jacob Lavoro’s attorney is confident his client can avoid spending the rest of his life in prison for the crime of baking pot brownies, if the presiding judge will properly apply the law in his case. Problem is, Lavoro resides in Round Rock – Williamson County – a jurisdiction not known for attaining that standard.
Some know it as the Global Marijuana March. Others call it the Million Marijuana March. Still others prefer Cannabis Liberation Day. Regardless which you prefer, the 15th Annual March to Free the Weed happens this weekend, Saturday, May 3.
There is no correlation between legalization of medical marijuana and increases in crime. That's the conclusion reached by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas who looked at crime trends from 1990-2006 across all 50 states, the period of time during which the first 11 states legalized medi-pot.
Do you support marijuana decriminalization? How about legalizing medical marijuana? How do you feel about full-blown marijuana legalization and regulation, akin to laws passed in Colorado and Washington in 2012?
It was nearly 10pm on April 28, 2009, when the front door to the San Antonio home of Lindsey Bishop and Carolyn Clark exploded inward. On the other side of the door were seven plainclothes (and one uniformed) police officers there to execute a search warrant.