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Your Guide to Drug Offenses in Texas

Posted on February 5, 2021 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Were you or a loved one recently arrested on a drug charge? The sentencing for drug offenses in Texas is complicated and based upon the classification of the drug. Learn more about the laws regarding different drug offenses and their penalties below. Categorization of Drugs in Texas The penalties associated with drug offenses in Texas depend upon the category of drug associated with the charge. Some drugs may...

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Top Four Defense Strategies Against Drug Possession Charges

Posted on July 8, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

As marijuana dispensaries open across the nation, many are starting to believe the drug war is over. Arrest statistics around the nation, though, sharply contradict that belief. About 40% of drug arrests in 2018 were marijuana-related! Were you recently arrested and charged with drug possession? If so, then you’re likely wondering – how can I defend myself? Learn the top four defense strategies against drug possession charges...

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The Laws in Texas: Possession of Opioids

Posted on November 14, 2019 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Has your doctor ever written you a prescription for painkillers? If so, then you likely already know how much relief these drugs can provide for those in need. These types of drugs do have a dark side, though. They can be very addictive and harmful in large doses. As a result, both the federal government and the state of Texas have criminalized the possession of opioids without...

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Did Texas Legalize Hemp? Your Guide to New Texas Hemp Laws

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Did you notice a new CBD health shop pop up in your city? Have you seen hemp-related products suddenly springing up in your local convenience stores? It’s no coincidence. It’s the result of new hemp laws in Texas. What exactly are these new federal and state laws regarding hemp, and will they impact criminal proceedings in Texas? Get all the answers and more below. Agricultural Improvement Act of...

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The Impact of Texas HB 1325 on Marijuana Possession Cases

Posted on August 21, 2019 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Like dozens of other states, Texas could soon legalize the possession, sale, and use of marijuana. This possibility comes after the June 2019 passage of House Bill 1325, which eases restrictions on how marijuana is grown and utilized in the state. However, the bill has not been without controversy and concern. It now poses a challenge to how current marijuana possession cases can be prosecuted and punished...

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