Lincoln citizens may have heard of the recent rash of
drug charges that many are facing. The drug in specific is marijuana, which still remains
illegal in Nebraska despite its legalization in several other states.
Due to some surrounding states being among the legalized states, the number
of arrests could become problematic.
A recent increase in marijuana-related arrests may be what prompted the
renewed desire for some to bring this topic to light. While there are
some who argue against marijuana legalization and others who believe that
there will always be factions against it, there are others who think that
just talking about the issue would do a lot of good. The largest complaint
is that lawmakers are ignoring the topic despite the fact that marijuana
related issues have been a hot button in many other states recently.
Due to the illegal status of marijuana in Nebraska, many traffickers are
arrested and many people who smoke marijuana also face arrests and charges
that are sometimes on par with much harsher drug charges, such as cocaine
or heroin. Until more officials believe that there is reason to bring
the issue to debate, there is a chance that it might continue to be ignored
and that marijuana related arrests may continue to spike.
Due to this, marijuana possession is still illegal drug possession with
the same heavy consequences involved. Until further discussion is initiated,
anyone who is currently facing marijuana related charges may benefit from
the aid of an attorney with experience in drug related fields.