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  • What 2019 May Bring for Massachusetts Marijuana Laws & Regulations

    In 2016, Massachusetts voters chose to legalize recreational marijuana. In particular, it is legal to have one ounce of recreational marijuana on your person, and up to 10 ounces in your home. The cannabis industry does not sprout up overnight, though. Now that 2019 is here, how Massachusetts will regulate its cannabis industry and refine its marijuana laws is looking clearer. What ...
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  • Attorney Richard Sweeney Talks His Legal Career & Police Background During Radio Show

    Attorney Richard Sweeney is a criminal defense lawyer with 20 years of experience as a former sergeant of the Boston Police Department. Furthermore, he spent five of those years on the drug unit, which has given him unparalleled insight into how drug cases and prosecutions tend to function. To discuss his impressive history, Attorney Sweeney was recently featured on a radio show , Crosscheck: ...
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  • Fun Facts about Trafficking and Other Drug Crime in Massachusetts

    Whether you are charged with Trafficking, Possession with Intent to Distribute, a School Zone Violation, or Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Laws , we can help you. Most drug arrests come from observations made by the police, confidential informants, hand to hand sales, and search warrants. When it comes to drug crimes, the charge and possible punishment you face will primarily depend on: the class ...
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  • Field Sobriety Tests Lose Importance in OUI Marijuana Cases

    Field Sobriety Tests Lose Importance in OUI Marijuana Cases Have you been stopped by police and charged with operating under the influence of marijuana? Did you participate in any field sobriety tests? If you have, then you must have wondered what your performance on the field sobriety tests has to do with whether or not you could safely operate a vehicle. Recently, the Supreme Judicial Court was ...
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  • Drug Crimes and How to Fight the Charges

    Have you been charged or do you know someone who has been charged with a drug-related crime ? Whether you are charged with Possession , Possession with Intent to Distribute , Trafficking , School Zone Drug Violations , or Conspiracy , we can help you. Most drug arrests come from observations of the police, hand to hand sales or search warrants. All of these issues present sophisticated defenses ...
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  • Massachusetts Drug Lawyer

    Defending Against Criminal Drug Charges This article is intended to provide clients who are under investigation or have been charged with possession, distribution or trafficking in cocaine, heroin, oxycodone or other Class A or Class B narcotics in Massachusetts. It is written by a retired Boston Police Sergeant, now criminal defense lawyer, with extensive experience in the investigation of drug ...
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  • Mass Criminal Law - Legal Information for College Students and Parents

    As a parent of high school and college students, both in state and out Richard J. Sweeney is acutely aware that you may not know the laws of Massachusetts, and more importantly, what to do if you, or your son or daughter, should find yourself in trouble in Massachusetts. There is nothing more terrifying than being in another state and not knowing who to turn to. We work closely with schools and ...
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  • Drug Crimes in Massachusetts - CEO or Student it's a Big Problem!

    It’s not just drug dealers that get arrested for drug crimes. All too often students, professionals, housewives, doctors, lawyers, firefighters, police officers and others find themselves stopped by police and are in possession of an illegal narcotic. For some it started as a bad back whose pain became overwhelming and for others it is a recreational drug that they are holding at the wrong time in ...
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