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Category Archives: Drug Charge Defense

What Is Constructive Possession Of Drugs In Florida?

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Florida has some of the strictest drug laws in the entire country and violating them will result in harsh penalties. Most people are aware that if they are caught consuming drugs or with a controlled substance on them, they will face criminal charges. Many others though, are surprised to find charges are being laid… Read More »

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What is the Difference Between Drug Distribution and Drug Trafficking?

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The Florida Statutes outline many different drug offenses, which may lead to some confusion. One of the most common examples of this is distinguishing the difference between drug distribution and drug trafficking charges. It is critical to know the differences between the two offenses, as they are both defined differently under the law, and… Read More »

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Is it Legal to Pick Up a Friend’s Prescription?

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It is not uncommon for someone to be so sick or injured, they cannot physically go to the pharmacy to pick up the prescription necessary to help with their condition. Some prescriptions though, such as opioids, Valium, and Tylenol with codeine are considered controlled substances. It is against the law to possess a prescription… Read More »

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Defenses to Drug Possession Charges

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Being charged with drug possession is very scary, and you will likely become worried about what the future may hold for you. Fortunately, there are many defenses to drug possession charges, and an Orlando criminal defense lawyer can advise on the one that is right for you. Some of the most commonly used defenses… Read More »

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Understanding the Crime of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Florida

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When people think of drug crimes in the State of Florida, they often first think of marijuana possession, as the drug is still illegal in the state when used for recreational purposes. However, there is another very common type of drug crime that law enforcement and the prosecution aggressively pursue. This is the crime… Read More »

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FAQs Surrounding Driving and Medical Marijuana

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Florida is home to many medical marijuana patients and while these individuals do consume cannabis legally, they can still sometimes get into trouble with the law. One of the main times this happens is when medical marijuana patients are driving and either do not have their card on them, or police officers suspect they… Read More »

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Florida Drug Charges And Penalties

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In Florida, illegal drugs or controlled dangerous substances (CDS) are classified into 5 different schedules based on their medical value and/or likelihood of abuse. Those schedules are: Schedule I: Drugs that have a high potential for abuse and no accepted medical use. (Heroin or LSD) Schedule II: Drugs that have a high potential for abuse and some accepted… Read More »

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Florida Man Arrested for Cultivating Marijuana After Offering to Cops

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I don’t know why this seems to happen in my home state of Florida more than anywhere else, but here it is… A Florida man was arrested in Bunnell after inviting local police to check out his cannabis plant that he had grown and to smoke some with him. A body camera captured the… Read More »

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Have You Been Charged with Drug Possession? The O’Mara Law Group Can Help

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Let’s face it–unfortunate situations happen to good people all the time. The force with which Florida courts can pursue drug charges could make more of an impact on your life than you’d think. The O’Mara Law Group knows that drug charges can have a significant, devastating effect, and can define the rest of your… Read More »

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