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What to expect if the judge orders an ignition interlock device

Many people think that ignition interlock devices (IIDs) are used only in very serious DUI cases. However, this is not true. If you have been charged with drinking and driving in Florida, a judge may order you to install an ignition interlock device, even if it’s a first offense.

What is a pill mill?

Law enforcement has begun cracking down on pill mills throughout Florida. The definition of a pill mill is a practice where a pharmacist or doctor dispenses prescription medication in an inappropriate and illegal manner. 

Florida enacts new fentanyl possession penalties

If you are among the many Floridians affected somehow by the increasing popularity of fentanyl in the area, know that the state has now enacted minimum jail sentences for anyone who possesses certain amounts of the synthetic opioid. The governor recently signed House Bill 477 into law in an effort to reduce the number of fentanyl-related deaths and overdoses in Florida, many of which occur around the southwestern part of the state.

Can I be arrested for a DUI if I take prescription drugs?

You may already be aware of the risks associated with drinking and driving in Florida, but did you know alcohol is just one of many types of substances that can lead to driving impairment? Many street drugs and prescribed medications have side effects that are similar to the effects of inebriation. If you take prescription medications, you are at risk of receiving prescription drug-related DUI charges.

Florida might legalize recreational marijuana in 2018

You are probably well aware that Florida residents voted to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. Due to the recent changes in marijuana laws in various states, it can be confusing to understand exactly where your state stands. To be clear, recreational use is still illegal in Florida, but that could change in a few years.

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