drug paraphernalia in ohio

Clients frequently ask us, What is the charge for possession of drug paraphernalia? Ohio statutes make this answer simple by labeling the violation “possession of drug paraphernalia.” In many cases, paraphernalia charges arise in combination with drug possession charges. Here, we are going to provide information about the possession of drug paraphernalia in Ohio and...

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Ohio Drug Possession Laws

The State of Ohio takes drug possession extremely seriously. If police find an illegal controlled substance in your possession, Ohio law necessitates that you be charged. Ohio law also has strict mandatory minimum sentence requirements, which means you could face harsh penalties even if you didn’t know anything about the drugs or are struggling with...

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Can You Order Marijuana Products Via the Mail in Ohio?

We can get nearly anything we want these days by looking it up online and having it shipped to us. Especially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had meals, groceries, and a whole host of other goods delivered right to our door. It seems like there are very few things left that we...

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ohio drug cultivation

Growing marijuana in your home is illegal in Ohio. Even though other states are relaxing their marijuana use and possession laws, the Ohio drug cultivation laws remain very strict. So if you get arrested for drug cultivation, meaning that you were caught growing marijuana for personal use or selling it to others — that arrest...

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DUI OVI for driving on prescription drugs

People often ask us, How can you get a DUI/OVI for prescription drugs?  The next question you might ask is, How can I have a DUI/OVI for prescription drugs if I took them according to my doctor’s orders?  The answer is simple. In Ohio, you can get a DUI / OVI for prescription drugs if...

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transporting marijuana across state lines

Prescriptions for medical marijuana help numerous people who suffer from chronic pain and illness. Recognizing the potential health benefits for patients, Ohio joined dozens of other states when it allowed physicians to prescribe marijuana for their patients. However, Ohio has strict rules for using and purchasing medical marijuana. As a result, transporting marijuana across state...

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is cbd oil legal ohio

Short Answer: Yes, CDB oil is legal in Ohio.  Long Answer: For CBD oil to be legal in Ohio, It must come from a legal source of CBD.  The federal government exempted industrial hemp from its definition of marijuana in the 2018 Farm Bill. Therefore, CBD oil made by a hemp manufacturer licensed in a...

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ohio medical marijuana laws

Over the past fifteen years, society’s attitude towards marijuana has changed significantly. In 2016, Ohio voters passed House Bill 523 into law, which allowed Ohioans to legally use medical marijuana for the first time. However, due to complications in implementing the medical marijuana regulatory framework, it wasn’t until 2019 that people could purchase medical marijuana. ...

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drug crime

Gounaris Abboud, LPA may not be able to facilitate a dismissal in all of their cases, but in many circumstances they can reduce charges so that clients have drastically reduced penalties. One client recently came to the firm with drug crime charges. She is the single mother of one child and has no prior criminal...

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