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If you go to jail for drug possession, it is not a walk in the park. Possessing drugs or being a drug dealer, even if only one ounce is a federal crime. And your "property" can be confiscated by the government.

Drug Possession

Most of the people arrested for drug possession are considered habitual offenders, and they will end up being thrown in jail for a long time for their convictions. Those people do not have access to bail because they are considered to be a flight risk. You will never know when the US government might decide to seize the house of one of those drug dealers, or one of the homes where the drug dealers keep a large number of drugs.

There are many places in the US where the government has decided to police the drug trade. In Chicago, a federal drug operation called Project Wildfire is running round the clock. Project Wildfire is an international operation run by the DEA, US Marshals, FBI, IRS, and many other law enforcement agencies. It was designed to prevent drug dealers from operating in the streets.

It is great that they are trying to protect the lives of normal citizens, but they should not be doing that. Those people who are caught with small amounts of drugs are arrested and spend time in jail for their offenses. That does not seem fair, and it will not bring about a lasting change. Those people who are arrested and spend a long time in jail for possession of a single ounce of drugs, or one gram of meth, have to spend time in jail simply because they were caught with some of the most toxic drugs in the world.

People who are working on a construction site and come into contact with chemicals that have very high levels of toxicity and carcinogens, end up being held responsible. The only reason the company whose workers have been exposed ends up paying for it is because of the state of the law.

A lot of people, including yourself, are going to be facing potentially harm in the future due to the way we live our lives, because of the way we use and abuse the substances that we take in our bodies. Drug possession is no different than driving while under the influence of alcohol or drug, so why should the government treat it any differently?

There are so many people who are looking for ways to break free from the cages that are placed on them because of their substance abuse. There are also many people who are seeking ways to educate the public about the dangers of using and abusing drugs. These are people who are seeking to reform from within the justice system.

So, if you are an offender, consider all of the ramifications of drug possession and drug dealing. When you go to jail for your drug possession, you are actually hurting yourself, as well as the rest of society. Drug use and abuse are destroying lives, and you may become a statistic sooner than you think.

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