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What You Need To Know About Marijuana And Hemp Laws In Texas

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 created a legal distinction between marijuana and hemp and legalized hemp cultivation. Hemp contains less than 0.3% THC (the intoxicating compound of the cannabis plant), while marijuana contains more than 0.3% THC. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    July 28, 2020

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What’s the Difference Between DUI and DWI in Texas

Texas has one of the highest rates of DUI and DWI anywhere in the country. While most people know what DUI and DWI stand for, some find them confusing since the terms are used interchangeably. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    June 25, 2020

Charged with A DWI In the Greater Houston Area for the First Time? Here Are the Penalties and Punishment If You’re Found Guilty.

In Texas, someone is killed or hurt in a drunk driving accident every 20 minutes. Texas—Harris County in particular—has one of the highest rates of drunk driving in the country. Given the size of the cities and the population, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin see the highest number of motor vehicle accidents due to… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    June 24, 2020

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Criminal Justice in the Age of the Novel Coronavirus

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a highly contagious respiratory illness with a fatality rate in some areas of up to 3%. As of June 2020, there are still no treatments or vaccines available for people with COVID-19. The virus is especially dangerous for older adults, people with underlying health problems, and people with compromised immune systems.… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    June 23, 2020