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How The Election Could Affect Cannabis-Related Convictions

On behalf of Michael A. Gottlieb, P.A. posted in Drug Charges on Monday, November 5, 2018. Tomorrow, Florida voters will have the option amending the state constitution that, if passed, could potentially impact thousands of inmates statewide. Under the 11th Amendment of the state’s constitution, the legalization of cannabis would not have any effect on offenders serving sentences on marijuana-related … Read more

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Is Medicinal Marijuana Legal In Florida?

In 2016, Florida voters approved Amendment 2. To an extent, this measure decriminalized medicinal marijuana so people with certain ailments could benefit from it.  This does not mean marijuana has been completely decriminalized. Severe penalties still exist for citizens caught with marijuana on their person. Florida marijuana laws are a little tricky to follow, so here is some information … Read more

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What To Know About Florida’s Marijuana Laws

Marijuana use is becoming an ever-increasing complex issue throughout the United States. Florida has particularly complicated laws about who can use marijuana and what the penalties are.  While marijuana may be legal for recreational use in other states, it is still illegal in Florida. However, under certain circumstances, marijuana is legal as long as it is for … Read more

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Plan Your Drug Defense Carefully And With Harsh Sentences In Mind

On behalf of Michael A. Gottlieb, P.A. posted in drug charges on Friday, May 26, 2017. With the anticipation of heavier drug sentences that we discussed in our previous blog post, it is easy to understand why we are telling defendants that working hard on their defense is not optional. Anyone who is facing drug charges is facing potentially … Read more

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Drug Sentences Anticipated To Be Harsher Under New Administration

On behalf of Michael A. Gottlieb, P.A. posted in drug charges on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has a record of being tough on drug crimes as an Alabama prosecutor years ago, is expected to roll back a number of Obama administration Department of Justice policies. Sessions criticized that administration and its attorneys general for … Read more

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