It's like all the fundamental principles of the Bill of Rights in the US Constitution are being systematically removed since the Nixon adminstration in the early 70's.
So much for Double Jeopardy. Nowadays if they can't find jurors to convict you the first time they'll just keep trying. Usually the prosecutors just screen out all the prospective jurors who disagree with the drug laws.
That is the takeaway here, if you're ever on a jury pool, stay quiet during jury selection, don't say a fuckin word and get yourself on the jury.