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Jabar Gaffney facing drug charges following traffic stop

Florida police say that a traffic stop led to an arrest and serious criminal allegations for Jabar Gaffney, the former professional wide receiver. He posted a $7,000 bond for the slew of drug charges filed against him shortly after being taken into custody. Among the allegations includes a felony charge for transporting illegal paraphernalia.

From possession to sales, pot charges are serious at all levels

In previous posts, we've discussed how it's extremely important for Florida residents not to underestimate the severity of certain marijuana-related charges. In particular, we've discussed this in the context of possession for personal use, one of the more commonly charged drug crimes here in the Sunshine State.

Broward County gains a foothold in fight against flakka

Broward County is a popular vacation spot for visitors. Nevertheless, its recent media attention is one that local residents would like to see disappear. Broward County is the nation’s leading location for drug cases involving the synthetic drug, flakka. However, a recent cooperative effort between the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Chinese government, where the primary ingredient for the drug is said to derive from, may put a kink in the drug’s production and distribution.

What is the 'schedule' system for controlled substances?

Many people may not know the "schedule" system for controlled substances. In fact, many people may not know what a controlled substance is. To the latter, the answer is very simple: it is any illicit drug that will have a negative impact on a person's welfare, livelihood or health. To the former, the answer is a bit more complex.

Law enforcement officials shifting focus to combating flakka

Over the last few years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has been directing considerable resources to combating the proliferation of synthetic drugs. For those unfamiliar with these drugs, sold under names like spice or salvia, they are designed to mimic the high of other illegal drugs and can prove to be dangerous to the health of users.

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