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Category: Drug Cases

If The Drugs Are In My Blood, Can I Still Face Possession Charges? Very interestingly, the law does not consider the sole presence of drugs in a person’s system to be possession. However, this is a very thin line to tread, since other offenses — such as DUI, or the possession of drug paraphernalia — Read More

How Does The Law Handle The Possession Of Different Drugs? There are many different types of illegal drugs — from marijuana, to cocaine, all the way up to methamphetamines — and they all carry consequences for their possession. The severity of the punishment differs, taking into account a number of facts — Which drug was Read More

Do State And Federal Authorities Work Together In Drug Cases? Very often, people who deal drugs work in “networks” — this leads to both state and federal authorities working together in cases. As Orlando criminal defense attorney Hal Uhrig explains, the federal authorities are always on the hunt for the big players, and cooperating with Read More

Does State Law Handle Marijuana Possession Differently Than Federal Law? In some cases, yes. The legality of marijuana use, whether medicinal or recreational, has been a much debated issue — with some states declaring certain uses for it to be legal, even if they remain illegal at the federal level. This can seem confusing to Read More

At What Point Does Florida Law Consider Marijuana Possession A Felony? Marijuana might just be one of the most debated issues in recent years. While it’s legality keeps being discussed at both the state and federal level, one thing remains true — under Florida state law, it is not legal. Florida law makes a clear Read More

Legally, marijuana is ranked as one of the least important drugs, and thus it carries some of the smallest penalties. On the other end of the scale are drugs like heroin and cocaine, which are considered much more dangerous and carry much greater legal punishments. The two types of drugs that Hal Uhrig and The Read More

When a person is found guilty of marijuana possession, whether the crime is considered a misdemeanor or a felony depends on the quantity found. If someone is discovered to have under 20 grams of marijuana, the crime is a misdemeanor. This means that he or she will have one year in jail and a fine Read More