Allison Margolin

Cannabis attorney

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Cannabis attorney specializing in regulatory, business & criminal defense.

Allison Margolin on KCRW

On   January 1  , you’ll be able to legally buy an ounce of pot for recreational use in California.

Overturning marijuana-related convictions

On January 1 , you’ll be able to legally buy an ounce of pot for recreational use in California.

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At a DUI checkpoint in downtown San Diego on Friday, police officers were using a special device -- the Dräger 5000 -- to test for seven drugs, including marijuana, cocaine and…

With mouth swabs, police check if drivers are high

At a DUI checkpoint in downtown San Diego on Friday, police officers were using a special device -- the Dräger 5000 -- to test for seven drugs, including marijuana, cocaine and…

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