TX Teen Faces Potential Life Sentence for Hash Brownies
Texas teen Jacob Lovaro was caught with 1.5 pounds of baked hash brownies and cookies, plus a pound of marijuana and $1,645. in his apartment. He's facing a potential life sentence because the he used hash oil instead of pot. In Texas, the quantity of drugs used for sentencing purposes in cases involving hash oil includes the weight of the brownies, not just the hash oil.
The prosecutor in the case has issued this statement explaining why the penalty is so high. [More...]
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