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Future Marijuana Laws in Florida

It seems like every day another state is legalizing marijuana. Will Florida be the next state to update its legislation involving marijuana? Marijuana laws that deal with medical marijuana and marijuana for recreational use have been a hot topic in Florida. It is important to remember that as of right now, marijuana has not been legalized in Florida. Thus, if...

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The Florida Coast Guard Has Been Busy Lately

With the large amount of drugs that have been trying to find a home in Florida, the Coast Guard has been busy this month. The coast guard seized almost $12 million dollars worth of drugs on one day alone this September off the coast of Miami. Part of the Coast Guard’s seizure included cocaine and marijuana from a Panamanian-flagged...

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Real Drugs, Real Penalties!

Prescription Drugs In Florida People often erroneously believe that just because prescription drugs are lawfully prescribed to people that necessarily implies that they cannot be harmful. Not only is taking prescription drugs that are not prescribed to you dangerous, it is also illegal. People who either are lawfully prescribed drugs that sell them to others or those who unlawfully...

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CDC Calls Prescription Drug Use An Epidemic

Prescription Drugged Driving in Florida Prescription drug abuse is on the rise to the point that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention classified it as an epidemic. Even for prescription drug users that take their medications as prescribed, medication use does not mix well with driving. A person can be charged with driving under the influence even when...

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The Most Commonly Committed Federal Crimes

When someone is arrested of a crime, they may be charged with a federal crime, as well as a state crime.  If you have been charged with a federal crime it is important to contact an experienced federal criminal defense attorney to represent you against charges that may hold serious consequences if convicted.  The experienced federal criminal defense attorneys...

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Drug Paraphernalia Crimes in Florida

Recently we talked about the “pot holiday,” 4/20, and some of the legal concerns that surround smoking marijuana in Florida. This week, we explore a seemingly lesser crime, possession, use or sale or drug paraphernalia. Under Florida law, drug paraphernalia is broadly defined as “all equipment, products, and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use, or...

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Florida Medical Marijuana Legislation, Law and Defense

Many states have or are on the verge of legalizing medical marijuana. However, Florida does not have a comprehensive law that legalizes the use of medical marijuana at this point. If you are sick and have questions about Florida laws regarding marijuana use or have been arrested for marijuana possession or selling marijuana, contact the experienced drug defense attorneys...

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Tactics Police Use to Catch People Buying & Selling Drugs in Florida

Tactics Police Use to Catch People Buying & Selling Drugs in Florida Police use a number of tactics in Florida to catch people buying or selling drugs. In 2013, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), drug crimes accounted for almost 30% of all arrests (not counting traffic offenses) in Florida. If you were arrested for buying or...

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‘Bath salts’ don’t create zombies, but the Navy still wants them gone

You probably recall last May’s infamous Miami story of a naked man who attacked a homeless man and chewed off his face. It was blamed on a synthetic variant of the drug methylenedioxypyrovalerone, otherwise known as “bath salts,” although it was later learned that the notorious naked man, who was killed by police, had nothing but marijuana in his...

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Florida investigation leads to multiple arrests for drug offenses

In December of last year, authorities intercepted a parcel filled with marijuana at an Orlando United States Parcel center. The drugs were addressed to an International Drive hotel, the Hyatt Regency. Following an in-depth investigation by authorities into the package and an allege drug ring that was distributing the contraband materials, a number of individuals have since been arrested...

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