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1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: My neighbors door stairs have a medical card saying the can smoke weed but the smell is getting into my apartment and my

My apartment complex won’t do anything about it what can I do ?

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman answered on Oct 7, 2020

One thing you can do is ask your landlord to move you to another apartment. It would be at your expense. I suppose you've already talked to the neighbor, and he's refused to make accommodations for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Florida on
Q: How to drop charges for something he didn't commit?

for being framed

Jeffrey H. Garland
Jeffrey H. Garland answered on Sep 27, 2020

What happened is he possessed a package with a controlled substance. This scenario is not as uncommon as you might think. The best way to address this situation is through a qualified and experienced lawyer. There may be other facts that you may not be aware of. Even if the marijuana charge is... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Florida on
Q: Do I qualify to have my misdemeanor expunged from my records?

My case ended in a plea of Nolo contendere. My case was handled in pinellas county. The alleged offence was possession of marijuana.

Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher answered on Jul 14, 2020

Provided you have no convictions for any other offenses in your past, a withhold of adjudication on possession of marijuana should be eligible for a record sealing, not an expungement. Expungements are reserved for charges that have been dismissed by a judge or dropped by the State.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Florida on
Q: Hello! I'm a medical marijuana patient in Florida, am I allowed to carry cannabis in my car?

I'm hoping to learn the statutes, and regulations

Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher answered on Jun 5, 2020

Like other prescribed controlled substances, you must carry them in their pharmacy dispensed container with original labeling. Additionally, you must carry your valid MM card with you.

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Florida on
Q: I was buying weed & I sent him the money first. Got no product, disputed money with bank. They r going to cops.

I was marijuana from someone. He asked me to send him the money first, I did. He then asked me to do a delivery fee, which I did. I did this all under my name because he never said otherwise. Things then began to get weird. He asked to see my medical card, which is my mothers who I was helping with... Read more »

Jeffrey Snyder
Jeffrey Snyder answered on Apr 28, 2020

Time to stop posting facts about your potential criminal case and start contacting criminal law attorneys asap.

2 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: My family wants to all of a sudden drug test me to stay in the house.

I’ve been in multiple accidents and have been dealing with pain for a while. I occasionally need it for that. I used to take narcotic and non narcotic prescription drugs prescribed to me by a pain doctor and all the others who saw me. My attitude and my emotions changed for the worse as side... Read more »

Jean Richardson
Jean Richardson answered on Apr 13, 2020

Your issue is more personal than legal. Your family can't force you to take a drug test. It sounds like they don't want you to smoke in their house. That is not an unreasonable request. It also sounds like you taking a drug test is a condition precedent to you remaining in their house.... Read more »

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Q: Working for a company and having Medical marijuana

Is it illegal for an employer to refuse to hire someone due to smoking marijuana even if they have a medical marijuana card? The company is saying they have a strict "drug free policy" and cannot excuse marijuana from the drug screening even if a medical card is provided. The type of job... Read more »

Richard Paul Zaretsky
Richard Paul Zaretsky answered on Mar 16, 2020

The employer is entitled to set requirements for the job. If qualifying in a drug free environment is one of the requirements, then you right (in Florida) to use medical marijuana does not exempt you from that requirement. For example, the employer can require that no person working can take cold... Read more »

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