Marijuana is In the top three most favored recreational drugs in the US. An estimated 100 million Americans use marijuana. Many states and cities have changed their laws for pot/weed. The drug is still not legal in Florida.
In Southwest Florida, there are different tiers of marijuana possession you could be charged with, including possession, cultivation or trafficking. There could be jail time, hefty fines and a criminal record. Any or all of these charges could be taken from a state level to a federal level, which most likely have harder punishments. When facing a marijuana possession case, it is imperative that selecting the right attorney is at the front of your to do list.
Most of the time, a marijuana possession charge is the first criminal charge a person has experienced. Peter M. Dennis can help you protect your future after charges for an alleged cannabis crime.
Cannabis in Florida
Cannabis, commonly called marijuana, pot, weed or ganja, refers to any given amount measuring from the cannabis plant with the intention for a procedural use of the psychoactive drug. Cannabis use as a drug is the dried herbal form is the most common method of use. Cannabis, Cannabis Indica, and Cannabis Sativa in a typical herbal form contains the flowers and subtending leaves and stalks of mature pistillate of feminine plants. The resinous, sticky formulation of the drug is known as hash or hashish. The psychoactive substance composite in cannabis is 9-tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC.
Marijuana Medical Use
Medical marijuana is legal in Florida. The state has a medical CBD law that permits the use of cannabis extracts that have high CBD and low THC for any medical condition for which a physician recommends it. Cannabis has been studied in medical applications for the relief or treatment of pain, nausea, glaucoma, tumors and other medical conditions.