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How to Avoid a Marijuana Possession Charge

November 1st, 2021

If you have been arrested for marijuana possession in Florida, you may be facing serious penalties in the event of a conviction. But depending on the circumstances of your case, you may have legal rights and options available to you so you can avoid the penalties and consequences of a marijuana possession charge. When Can

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

Age of Consent in Florida

April 30th, 2019

Legal Sex Age in Florida In Florida, the age of consent is 18 years old, sexual intercourse with someone who is under 18 is considered statutory rape. There is a close-in-age exemption (Romeo & Juliet Law) allowing minors who are 16 or 17 to have sex with someone no older than 23 years old. Here

When medical marijuana and opioid treatment meet Drug Free Workplace laws

December 4th, 2017

Florida businesses have a right to be drug-free workplaces. But the introduction of medical marijuana — combined with treatments for opioid addiction — leaves some with questions. Can you be high at work, if it’s prescribed by a doctor? The answer, of course, has plenty of precedent. Read the full story at WLRN Miami