Dude Faces Life in Slammer for Hash Brownies

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Photo by Cristiano Betta
No matter how good, not worth all that possible jail time.
Jacob Lavoro, 19, must really hate his neighbor at the Colonial Village Apartments in Round Rock: When she smelled smoke in her apartment bathroom, apparently wafting over from Lavoro's pad, she called the cops, who say they found hash oil, a batch of pot brownies and cookies, and a client list in Lavoro's apartment.

As our cover story this week mentions, political attitudes toward weed may be changing in Texas, but not swift enough for Lavoro, who faces steeper punishment because of the hash oil: He's been charged with felony possession with intent to deliver, and faces between five and 99 years, or life, in prison.

We agree with every sane individual who points out that 99 years for 1.5 lbs. of herb is just a tad excessive. Now, if you want to give him 99 years for just being an all-around dumbass, we're at least open to hearing that argument.

"It's really frightening, it really is," a crying Lavoro told KVUE. "It's putting me in a really scary situation and honestly, I can't stop crying about it." (The incessant waterworks are no doubt bound to go over well in prison.)

Lavoro's lawyer says police arrived at the 1.5 lb. figure by measuring the total weight of the brownies, and not just the drugs. But Round Rock Police Commander Alain Babin said, "When you mix items with a drug and it doesn't change its chemical compound, then you weigh the total amount of all the adulterants and diluent."

That argument will have to be hashed (HEY-OH!) out in court; the next hearing is set for June.

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the greatest plant in the universe is almost free, LET FREEDOM RING! 13


stay out of Texas/South if you love freedom....cali secret #3

1000s of my friends and family have grown 30-99 plants for 20 years, thanks for keeping prices high and NORCAL wealthy....#1 crop in cali = $15 Billion Untaxed

"any doctor against marijuana is a doctor of death" - cali secret 420

from 0 states to half the country, from low 20% approval to almost 70%, cali runs this planet by 2 decades, time to tie marijuana to the 2014, 2016 elections, out with the old, in with the new

20 years behind us southern states, sad and scary....nobody denies freedoms like the south, nobody…the top ten incarcerators on the planet are southern states and more blacks are in prison then were slaves before the civil war...even if marijuana reforms did pass the republiCANTS in charge would deny you all your freedoms, centuries of practice...no matter though, we never planned on getting your backwards brethren from day one, half the country already but not one southern state, lol...not 1….the new generations are taking over in the south and they are nothing like their freedom denying parents, let’s ride…

Deaths by Alcohol: Millions
Deaths by Tobacco: Millions
Deaths by Prescription Drugs: Quadrupled in last decade
Deaths by Guns: Millions
Deaths by the food we are fed: Millions
Deaths by Marijuana: 0, ever...they are killing my American family while denying freedom

love and freedom forever

AMERICA'S WAR ON DRUGS IS A WAR ON AMERICANS! 33

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