Drugs And Alcohol Are Major Factors In Crime
Studies have shown that drugs and alcohol tend to go hand-in-hand with crime. Around 60 percent of individuals who are arrested for a variety of crimes test positive for drug use at the time, and 80 percent of individuals who are arrested abuse alcohol or drugs. In some cases, alcohol and drug use leads to the crime; in other cases, ...
Learn the Options for Handling Your Virginia Drug Charges
, which means that even if you have a little bit in your possession, it is still possible to face criminal charges. Marijuana is also illegal on a federal level, but there is a chance for change. A is considered an unlikely source for marijuana change, but he int...
WTOP Turns to Attorney Rebecca Wade on Marijuana Laws – What to Know During Summer Concert Season
Published June 23, 2017 by
The summer concert season is here, and like it or not, with it comes marijuana use. The region is home to numerous concert venues, but laws vary from D.C. to Maryland to Virginia, and in several cases, they're probably not as liberal as you think. News radio WTOP talks to Rebecca Wade, A...
Study Shows Fatal Collisions Have Tripled When Marijuana Involved
Published on July 27, 2017
On behalf of Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC
Driving in Virginia and other aspects of daily living are changing quickly these days. As more states consider legalizing , people seem to be less i...
FAQ Friday – Possession of Marijuana and License Suspension Part 1
Published September 15, 2017 by
In this week’s FAQ Friday, Rebecca Wade, partner at Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner, explains how the laws in Virginia surrounding recently changed as of July 1, 2017. Before, all drug convictions in Virginia carried a mandatory lice...
FAQ Friday – Possession of Marijuana and License Suspension Part 2
Published September 22, 2017
In this week’s FAQ Friday, Rebecca Wade, partner at Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner, discusses how differ from state laws. She explains that if an individual is caught with possession of marijuana while on federal property, it is consider...
FAQ Friday – Possession of Marijuana and License Suspension Part 3
Published September 29, 2017 by
In this week’s FAQ Friday, Rebecca Wade, partner at Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner, discusses the laws surrounding what happens if your license is suspended for a if you are licensed out of state.
How Marijuana Use Impacts Child Custody Cases in Virginia
Published Sept 25, 2019 by
Different states have different laws when it comes to marijuana use. But what does that mean for families living in Northern Virginia who frequently cross state lines? Family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains how marijuana laws differ across the DMV and how they impact child custody ca...
Cannatourism: What Are the Laws When Traveling with Marijuana?
It’s the new trend sweeping the nation: cannatourism. People are traveling to states with lax marijuana laws — like Colorado, California, and Oregon —...
¿Cómo impacta el uso de la marijuana a los casos de custodia en Virginia?
Diferentes estados tienen diferentes leyes sobre cómo tratan el consumo de marijuana. ¿Sin embargo, eso qué significa para las familias que viven en el norte de Virginia y que frecuentemente cruzan las fronteras estatales? La abogada de derecho de familia explica cómo las leyes de marijuana difieren en el DMV y cóm...