Preliminary Versions of Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015

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  U.S. Senate and House Introduce Separate Versions of Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015   Committees from both the U.S. Senate and the House have introduced bills that could reform federal sentencing. Below is a brief recap of each piece of legislation.   Senate Bill Reduces the enhanced penalties that apply to repeat… Read more »

DEA: Medications Containing Hydrocodone Subject To Stricter Prescribing Rules

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  The federal government announced that more than 65 prescription medications containing the most widely-prescribed painkiller, hydrocodone, will now be subject to new, stricter federal prescribing rules as of this past week.   The new regulations published by the DEA will make medications which contain hydrocodone subject to the same restrictions as other narcotics such as… Read more »

LACDL Adopts Marijuana Policy Statement

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  I am happy to report that the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ (LACDL) voted last week to adopt an official policy statement related to the possession and use of marijuana. The 2014 legislative session has a number of marijuana-related bills up for debate. The LACDL Marijuana Policy Statement is as follows:   We… Read more »

Defending Possession With Intent To Distribute Cases — Drug Crimes

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    Are You Being Charged or Investigated for a Drug Crime in Federal or Louisiana State Court?   If you have recently been charged with possession with the intent to distribute, you need to enlist the assistance of an experienced New Orleans Drug Crimes Attorney immediately. Our firm has the experience and dedication required to take PWID… Read more »