Medical Marijuana Attorney in Orlando

Although marijuana or cannabis is now used legally to a certain extent in Florida for medical purposes, recreational marijuana is still illegal. The problem is, there are situations in which individuals are charged with marijuana crimes even though they are approved to use it for medical purposes. There is a gray area that often becomes confusing, leaving innocent people facing civil or criminal charges. When you need a medical marijuana attorney in Orlando, rely on Adams & Luka for solid legal guidance and representation.

Essentially, without a valid prescription you will face problems if caught with marijuana. This means that ultimately you could face penalties that range from jail time, fines or probation to prison time depending on the circumstances of your particular case. Medical marijuana may be a strong defense if you have been arrested or charged with a crime involving marijuana.

Who Can Legally Use Medical Marijuana in Orlando?

In 2016 Amendment 2 was approved by voters, making marijuana for medical purposes legal. Prior to this only the most seriously ill were allowed to use marijuana for medical reasons, and even then, the marijuana had to be high in CBD and with .8% or less in THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). About a year before the passing of Amendment 2 law enforcement officers were given discretion regarding situations involving the possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana; they could make an arrest or issue a citation.

At the present time, there is specific criteria that determines who can legally use medical marijuana. Those who qualify must:

  • Be diagnosed as having a debilitating medical condition; and
  • The condition is certified by a physician; and
  • Possess a valid or legal identification card

Of course, those who qualify to use marijuana for medical purposes are not the only ones who may find themselves in legal hot water. Growers, dispensaries, those who produce edible forms of marijuana and even doctors may be accused of marijuana crimes. This is why it is critical to work with an Orlando cannabis defense lawyer who is experienced and knowledgeable in this area of the law.

Contact Adams & Luka Today for Cannabis Representation

It is not uncommon for those who qualify to use, grow, dispense or prescribe medical marijuana to find themselves accused of a drug offense. At Adams & Luka we provide vigorous legal support and develop a solid defense strategy for every client we represent. If you are searching for a qualified medical marijuana lawyer in Orlando we urge you to schedule a free case evaluation.

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