Bill Would Add Up to 6 Years to Sentences for Meth Crimes P2

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We are continuing our discussion of House Bill 29, currently under consideration by the North Carolina General Assembly. The bill would change methamphetamine crimes and sentencing in two ways. First, it would put a new crime on the books, a Class H felony for manufacturing meth if the offender has a prior conviction for a meth
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Bill Would Add Up to 6 Years to Sentences for Meth Crimes

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The North Carolina General Assembly is considering a bill right now that will add a new drug crime and increase sentences for existing drug crimes under certain circumstances. House Bill 29, which relates specifically to methamphetamine, has cleared the House and is awaiting debate by the Senate Judiciary Committee. If the law passes, it will
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Meth Enforcement Efforts Lead to New Criminal Activity (p. 2)

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In our last post, we were discussing a recent Associated Press report on the unintended consequences of laws limiting the sale of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient of methamphetamine. According to the AP, the laws have created a new problem: “pill brokers.” And, after a brief slump, meth criminal activity is on the rise again. Experts
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