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Recent PA Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana: A Schedule I Drug in DUI Cases


Court Rules You Can be Charged and Convicted of DUI of Drugs for using Medical Marijuana Many medical marijuana users in Pennsylvania are in shock over the recent ruling in early May 2022 that says the legal medicine they have been prescribed could mean they are at risk for being charged with Driving Under the …

What Happens When the Ignition Interlock Device Program Is Violated in Pennsylvania?


Penalties if a Person Tampers with an Ignition Interlock Device under the Ignition Interlock Program. If you were charged with DUI in PA and mandated to use an Ignition Interlock Device and drive with a limited interlock driver’s license, you are aware that you may only drive the vehicle approved with the device installed. If any …

Overturning Marijuana Convictions in Pennsylvania


Can your marijuana charges be expunged? Can you be pardoned for a marijuana conviction in Pennsylvania? The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons (BOP) recently established an expedited review program for non-violent marijuana-specific convictions, including possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use, DUI of medical-marijuana, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (PWID). While applicants …

Ketchel Law Announces Rebrand


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ketchel Law May 21st, 2021 New Brand Reflects Growth and Success of Pittsburgh, PA­­ Law Firm Pittsburgh, PA, May 21st, 2021. Ketchel Law, a criminal law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh, announced today that it has completed a major rebranding. The advancements and growth of the law firm prompted the redirection of …