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Sentencing Court Cites ‘Evolving Law’ on Marijuana (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court revokes a drug defendant’s supervised re­lease for multiple violations of his condi­tions, including DWI and marijuana pos­session; however, in light of the “evolving state of the laws criminalizing” marijua­na possession and DOJ guidelines on en­forcement policies, the district court will consider issues of sentencing disparity and unequal prosecution. Violations Defendant ...