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Teen to be punished for pot brownies ‘very scared’

A 19-year-old Texas man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite new evidence that his attorney believes should reduce the charges.

A handful of pot legalization supporters welcomed Jacob Lavoro as he entered the Williamson County courthouse for the second time since his April arrest. He is accused of selling the brownies for $25 and is facing felony charges that carry stiff penalties, ranging from five years to life in prison.

Jack Holmes, Lavoro’s attorney, told reporters after a brief hearing that new lab results show there was only 2.5 grams of marijuana’s psychoactive ingredient, THC, in the brownies. Authorities have also said there was a separate jar that had 145 grams of hash oil.

Read more: http://kxan.com/2014/08/06/teen-to-be-punished-for-pot-brownies-very-scared/

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