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Marijuana Defense

South Florida Cannabis Defense Attorneys

Marijuana is among the most popular recreational drugs in the country. Despite intense debates and strong political pushes, marijuana remains illegal in the State of Florida. If charged with a cannabis-related offense, an individual could potentially be subject to fines, prison time, a permanent criminal record, and limitations on occupational and educational opportunities. 

If you have been arrested for possession of cannabis, contact an attorney in Palm Beach County who is dedicated to defending clients against marijuana charges.

Delray Beach Marijuana Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested for a marijuana related offense in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or the surrounding areas, McLaughlin Morris, P.A. is equipped with the knowledge and resources necessary to defend you. Drew McLaughlin and Jeff Morris are dedicated attorneys who will take a meticulous approach to your case and give it the time and focus it deserves.

When representing you, the attorneys at McLaughlin Morris, P.A. will do everything within their power to ensure your side of the story is told in a way that will positively impact your case. Call McLaughlin Morris, P.A. today at (561) 404-0529, 24 hour a day / 7 days a week, to schedule your free consultation.

Overview on Cannabis Crimes in Miami

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Marijuana Crimes According to Florida Law

Marijuana is classified by the Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act as a Schedule I drug. Section 893.13 of the Florida Statutes addresses drug laws in Florida. Some of the most common marijuana offenses, as well as their definitions, are listed below:

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Penalties for Marihuana-Related Offenses

The penalties associated with offenses involving pot or weed can be severe. When an individual is found to have been in possession of cannabis, penalties will depend on the amount found and the individual’s intent, as well as his or her criminal history. 

According to Florida Statutes § 775.082 and § 775.083, if an individual is convicted of a pot-related crime, then he or she will face the following penalties:

You should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney who will vigorously fight to protect your rights and who will help you develop the strongest defense possible. For example, your attorney may be able to find errors made by law enforcement that could lead to your charges being dismissed.

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Resources for Cannabis Issues in Florida

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws: This organization, also known as NORML, seeks to alter public opinion on marijuana. The organization also seeks to have marijuana legalized, so responsible adults can have access to it.

Drug Enforcement Administration: The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is the government agency responsible for enforcing drug laws at a federal level. Its mission is to enforce controlled substance laws and regulations in the United States.

Palm Beach County Drug Court: This link provides information on the purpose and mission of the Palm Beach Drug Court program. The website describes the drug court process, as well as other useful information.

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Dedicated Palm Beach County Marijuana Defense Lawyers

The attorneys at McLaughlin Morris, P.A. are dedicated defense attorneys who are ready to defend you. Over the years, they have handled a variety of matters dealing with many different charges stemming from pot or weed offenses.

If you have been arrested for an offense involving marihuana, protect your future by contacting McLaughlin Morris, P.A. today at (561) 404-0529, 24 hours a day/7 days a week, to schedule your free consultation. We are criminal defense attorneys who serve clients in and around the counties of Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Broward.

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