Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is very popular these days. People use it for everything from chronic pain to anxiety. However, a lot of people are still confused about whether or not CBD oil is legal to buy and use. The confusion seems to be growing right along with the product's popularity.
Texas takes drug crimes extremely seriously -- even more so, however, when a defendant is caught with drugs inside a "drug-free zone." While it may seem unfair, getting charged with a drug crime inside of one of these zones can lead to much more serious consequences than if you were charged while standing just a few feet down the road.
Meaningful criminal justice reform may be just around the corner. A bipartisan effort moved the criminal justice reform bill called the "First Step Act" through the Senate after languishing over a few tricky details for months. It's widely expected that the bill will make it to the president's desk sometime next year.
The cost of prescription medication has never been higher in the United States -- and that has many people scrambling to find ways to obtain needed prescriptions without going broke. One way that people have tried to cope is through the use of online pharmacies based in other countries.
A leading scorer for the University of Texas volleyball team was arrested and charged with DWI back in March 2017. Recently, the UT junior had her DWI trial set for early next year.
When a Texas law enforcement spokesperson cited the "teamwork" and "joint effort" underscoring a recent crackdown on illegal drug trafficking in Central Texas, he was hardly thinking in small terms.
Many drug crimes actually happen because of addiction. People who get arrested would never have committed these crimes if they were not addicted to the substances in question. This can be hard for outsiders to fully understand, but addiction is a very real disease that can take an incredible hold on someone's life.
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If you get picked up on drug charges, you may be mostly interested in potential fines and jail time if you get convicted. While it is wise to educate yourself on the potential ramifications, remember that a conviction could impact your life long after you have paid your debt to society.
It was termed a "fraud takedown" in one recent national media piece, with that description certainly seeming apt for what was additionally denoted as the "largest health care fraud [crackdown] in U.S. history."