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BSO: Deputy Stole Drugs From Dead Man, Lied About It

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Eduardo Mesa is facing several felony charges — including grand theft and armed trafficking in hydrocodone — after investigators said he stole  drugs that belonged to a dead man and lied about it. 391 more words

News

Opium-based Hydrocodone Abuse Continues to Rise in the United States.

Feinstein Applauds Reclassification of Drugs Containing Hydrocodone

Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, recently applauded the decision by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to move drugs containing hydrocodone, such as Vicodin and other painkillers, from schedule III to schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act. 136 more words

Congress

Florida Drug Schedules

Florida Statute 893.03 categorizes controlled substances into different schedules: Schedules I, II, III, IV, and V. 

Pursuant to the statute, the drug schedules are as follows: 324 more words

Criminal Defense

Dear Doctor

Dear Doctor,

I’m going to come clean with you. Actually, I’ve tried to be clean, because I know I’m going to have to submit to a urine test. 1,239 more words

Writing

Want To Get Rid Of The Hydro Heads?

I have known several people who became addicted to hydros (Hydrocodone). Some very close to me. Some have died from it or complications caused by it. 346 more words

Hemp/Cannabis Reform

Consensual Encounter - Consent to Search

An interesting case recently came out in the 2nd DCA regarding consensual encounters with police officers.

In the case, a police officer initiated a consensual encounter (or, an encounter with a person who is free to leave at any point) with an 18 year old high-schooler. 449 more words

Criminal Defense

More Restrictions on Painkillers

8-22-2014. It’s been reported that the federal government has tightened the prescribing for the most common form of painkiller in the country, the final step in a policy shift that has been years in the making. 144 more words