Talk:Rebuttable presumption

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However if the accused is able to show (and the onus is on him) that he has that amount for his personal use (ie he smokes a lot of weed) then he can escape with just a possession charge.

I know it seems sensible (objections to shifting the burden of proof aside), but it still makes for an awkward argument. "No, no, I'm a completely different kind of reprehensible person! I snort buckets of cocaine, but, whoa Lordy, I'd never sell it!" Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 11:30, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

That's the way the law is. Trafficking something illegal is much more severe than merely owning & using it. WëäŝëïöïďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 15:36, 7 January 2012 (UTC)