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CrimLaw10 May 25, 2023

Reports Of “Zombie Drug” From Florida Attorney General’s Office

In early April 2023, Florida’s Attorney General sent an official request to federal authorities to add a drug called Xylazine to the list of controlled substances. Xylazine, a veterinary tranquilizer, has been getting more popular among substance users since 2021, and has been linked to more and more overdoses by the Florida Department of… Read More »

PillPacks May 18, 2023

Prescription Drug Fraud In Florida

It is not uncommon for a person to be granted a prescription for a drug that would otherwise be illegal to possess or use – for example, Adderall for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Vicodin for chronic pain. However, there is always a risk of addiction with drugs that are considered controlled substances,… Read More »

Juvenile2 May 11, 2023

Facing Florida Drug Charges As A Minor

Florida takes drug offenses extremely seriously, particularly when minors allegedly commit them. Drug crimes are seen as offenses against society, and when minors are found with drugs, law enforcement must walk the proverbial line between teaching a hard lesson and giving a juvenile defendant a chance to turn their life around. If you or… Read More »

Interrog May 4, 2023

Have I Been The Victim Of Entrapment?

If you have been charged with a drug offense in Florida, you may feel intimidated or even powerless, particularly if you were caught ‘red-handed.’ That said, you always have the right to defend against such charges, and even if you have been stopped with illegal drugs, there may have been extenuating circumstances as to… Read More »

DistressedMan April 27, 2023

Is Addiction Ever A Factor In Florida Drug Offenses?

When a person is arrested for a drug-related offense in Florida, they will often face jail time, even if they have never been in trouble with the law before. Florida’s history with illegal drugs and contraband lead law enforcement to take drug crimes extremely seriously, to the point where prisoners serving time for drug-related… Read More »

Drugs5 April 20, 2023

Florida DEA Task Force Member Accused Of Buying Illegal Drugs

Unfortunately, not even those who see the effects of illegal drugs firsthand will always be immune to addiction. In March 2023, a former Florida Highway Patrol trooper working with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for being an “unlawful user or addict of controlled substances”… Read More »

MythsFacts2 April 5, 2023

Misconceptions About Florida Drug Trafficking

Florida has a long history of drug trafficking within its borders, and because of this, drug crimes are treated extremely seriously, with long prison sentences and heavy fines. Because of the amount of controlled substances involved, drug trafficking is generally seen as the most serious of such offenses. That said, too many people labor… Read More »

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