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Florida Marijuana Laws

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Florida has some of the harshest penalties for marijuana in the country. It is important to understand the marijuana laws and possible penalties in Florida, since unlike many parts of the country marijuana is still illegal for both recreational and medicinal purposes. Though marijuana is classified as a schedule one substance in Florida, unlike… Read More »

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Palm Beach Offers $100 Alternative to Jail Time

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As of this writing, West Palm Beach is now offering an alternative method for people who are caught with small amounts of marijuana. While the law is not exactly supported by everybody, many people see the benefits of this method rather than jail time. A simple marijuana fine works as a way to enforce… Read More »

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Five Reasons Why You Need to Hire a West Palm Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

You are facing DUI charges or marijuana possession charges. You think to yourself, “I can fight the system on my own. I do not need to pay a lawyer a big retainer.” Big mistake. People charged with serious crimes are almost always best served by retaining an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Here are five… Read More »

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Initiative Begins to Put Marijuana Legalization on 2016 Ballot in Florida

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Under current Florida law, marijuana is considered a Schedule I controlled substance. This means that marijuana has a “high potential” for abuse and has no currently accepted medical use, according to Fl. Stat. Ann. § 893.03. If you are found to be in possession of marijuana for personal use, or are actively participating in… Read More »

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