A Texas man, Jacob Lavoro, 19, is facing up to life in prison if convicted for making and selling marijuana brownies. He has no prior convictions. Yet, officials in Round Rock have charged him with a first-degree felony because the recipe included hash oil. Texas law allows prosecutors to use the sugar, cocoa, butter and other ingredients to determine the weight of the drugs.
“It’s outrageous. It’s crazy. I don’t understand it,” Jacobs father, Joe Lavoro, said. “This is illogical. I’m really upset, and I’m frightened, I’m frightened for my son.”
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