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Marijuana DUI in Washington State
Marijuana DUI in Washington State

Recreational marijuana has been legal in Washington State since 2012. Although it’s legal for people over the age of 21 to possess and use cannabis in the state, driving under the influence of the drug remains a criminal offense. In the eight years since the legalization of ...

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    • Asserting Self-Defense to your Assault or Domestic Violence Charge

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  • BUI
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    • Possible Reductions to Your Lynnwood DUI Charge

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    • Are you Charged With Criminal Trespass in Everett, Washington?

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    • What to Know About the Snohomish County Pre-Prosecution Diversion Program

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    • Understanding Your Snohomish County Driving While License Suspended Charge

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  • DUI
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    • Dismissed Unlawful Hunting of Big Game Case

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    • Have You Been Charged with Hit and Run in Mill Creek, Washington?

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    • Felony Malicious Mischief Case Results

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  • MIP
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