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Advocate November 17, 2023

Florida Man Busted After Plans For Erectile Dysfunction Medication Ring Exposed

In early October 2023, a 77-year old man from The Villages was arrested by federal authorities after he bought almost $1,800 worth of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs and sought to sell them in the retirement community. While most people are well aware that possession of illegal drugs is against the law, it is not… Read More »

GavelCuffs2 November 9, 2023

Conspiracy To Commit Drug Crimes Is Also A Crime

Under U.S. federal and state law, a person generally must commit an offense before being tried for it. However, there are rare exceptions, and the crime of conspiracy is one. Technically, a person commits the crime of conspiracy by planning to commit another offense. It can be confusing to determine what has actually taken… Read More »

Handcuffs3 November 2, 2023

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia In Florida

Drug offenses are seen as very serious crimes in Florida. The state’s history of elevated drug use and addiction mean that law enforcement does its very best to clamp down on those who possess and sell illegal substances – but what many are not aware of is that in some cases, a person need… Read More »

Marijuana3 October 26, 2023

Voters Still Debating Over Legalizing Cannabis In Florida

Over the last decade or so, there has been a significant shift in attitudes toward marijuana among U.S. residents, with data from the Pew Research Center finding only 1 in 10 respondents stating that marijuana should remain illegal in all situations. That said, U.S. federal lawmakers have shown a distinct lack of enthusiasm for… Read More »

Handcuffs4 October 19, 2023

Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Drug Offenses Remain In Florida

Florida lawmakers take drug crimes quite seriously, seeing them as crimes against society due to the state’s high rates of addiction. Because of this, and as a leftover from the state’s days of high drug crime rates, lawmakers have consistently voted to retain mandatory minimum sentences for several drug crimes, despite data existing that… Read More »

Vaping October 12, 2023

Is Vaping Legal In Florida?

As of this writing, cannabis is legal to use in Florida only in a medical context, and only with the appropriate permissions and paperwork from your doctor. However, this does not stop many Floridians from seeking out other ways to partake, and one of them that has become popular over time is vaping. While… Read More »

Arrested5 October 5, 2023

Will I Be Charged With A Felony Or A Misdemeanor?

If you have been arrested for a drug offense, one of the most important questions on your mind will almost certainly be the severity of any potential charges you will face. Florida has extremely strict drug laws, due to the state’s history as a trafficking hot spot, and while it is true that most… Read More »

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