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The Contretemps on Drugs

Florida’s 5th District Court of Appeal has ordered Marion County to vacate the conviction and sentence of Joshua Andrew Chandler, who was acquitted of possession of methamphetamine, but convicted of possession of drug paraphernalia. The paraphernalia in question: a dollar bill. “The officers’ testimony that drug users commonly use rolled-up bills to inhale narcotics does not suffice to support a conviction for possession of drug paraphernalia under these circumstances,” the court ruled. (RC/Ocala Star-Banner) ...I’ll bet you a dollar that you have drug paraphernalia too.
Original Publication Date: 27 March 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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