Drug Crimes

Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

With all the discussion of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and our own Governor Tom Wolfe telling the media that “we ought to decriminalize marijuana use,” it might be easy to think that the criminal penalties related to marijuana possession, distribution, and...
Can the Police Search My Car For Drugs in PA?

Can the Police Search My Car For Drugs in PA?

One of the most frequent situations in which people are arrested for drug possession in Pennsylvania is during a traffic stop in which a police officer searches a car for drugs and arrests one or more of the occupants. This should not be surprising, as the police...