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I was involved in project synergy. The government is charging me with a chemical I stopped using in may last year. The chemical became illegal in June. Do government law apply to before the law was written?
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No. The U.S. Constitution's prohibition on ex post facto laws prevents a person from being charged criminally for doing something that was not illegal at the time that it happened.

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