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What Qualifies as Drug Paraphernalia?

March 15th, 2023

As an attorney who has worked on countless criminal defense cases, Brandon Morris has dealt with drug-related charges and accusations more times than he can count. One issue that comes up frequently in such cases is the definition of drug paraphernalia. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at what qualifies as drug paraphernalia

What Do You Need to Know About Your Cocaine Possession Charge?

January 1st, 2022

Cocaine possession is a serious charge in Florida. Under federal law, cocaine is listed as a Schedule 2 drug. The Controlled Substances Act includes any derivative or extract from coca leaves and includes the leaves themselves from which cocaine is derived. Historically, cocaine was used medicinally as an anesthetic and to treat a variety of

Penalties for Marijuana Possession in Florida

January 20th, 2020

If you’re like most adults over the age of 18, you’ve heard about “marijuana decriminalization.” Essentially, decriminalization means that if someone is caught possessing marijuana for personal consumption for the first time, they will not be arrested, they won’t be sent to jail or prison, and they won’t acquire a criminal record. Some of the states that

Can a Florida DUI Lead to Deportation?

January 6th, 2020

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is the one crime that is commonly committed by non-criminals. Meaning, people who don’t have a previous criminal history or who don’t typically engage in criminal behavior. As such, we often see normal people get arrested for DUI, including mothers and fathers, teachers, doctors, retail associates, salespeople,

Some Prescription Drugs & Driving Don’t Mix

December 23rd, 2019

A large number of Americans are taking at least one, if not several medications at any given time. The number of citizens taking prescription drugs has grown so much that it has caused a serious concern over drugged driving. What a lot of people don’t realize is that drugged driving, even if it’s associated with lawfully prescribed

Can I Get a DUI for Marijuana in Florida?

December 9th, 2019

Even though marijuana legalization and decriminalization is taking effect in various states across the country, it is still very much illegal in Florida. While some states, such as California, Nevada, and Colorado have loosened up their marijuana possession laws significantly, in all 50 states it’s against the law to drive under the influence of marijuana and Florida