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Is Your Seven-Day Pill Box Illegal?

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Prescription drug abuse has emerged as a major public health issue in recent years, notably with respect to opioid painkillers like Oxycontin. But legally speaking, all drugs requiring a doctor’s prescription are tightly regulated. If you are found in with

Posted in Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes

Drug Paraphernalia Charges – You Could be Guilty Without Realizing It

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If you are familiar with drug use and culture, you know that certain household objects double as items used for the storage, manufacture, or consumption of illegal drugs. These items are known as drug paraphernalia. Like the possession of illegal

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What To Do If Your Teen is Pulled Over With Friends Who Have Drugs in the Car

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Your teenager is out with friends. One of them offers her a ride home. The friend is driving a little too fast and is pulled over for speeding. But what started as a simple traffic stop soon escalates. The driver

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How Can an Edible Brownie Become a Felony Drug Charge?


Marijuana possession is illegal in Collin County and throughout Texas, except for narrowly defined medical uses. While other states, such as Colorado, have moved to legalize “recreational” marijuana use, the criminal prohibition remains unchanged in Texas. This means that even

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Is Grandma a Drug Dealer?

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The term drug crime conjures the image of meeting someone in a back alley to buy marijuana or heroin. But for many Collin County residents, drug crimes involve everyday products you get at the local pharmacy. In fact, Texas prosecutors

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Drugs, Kids, and Juvenile Justice in Texas


Drug possession is one of the most common criminal charges that a Collin County teenager will face in Texas. In many cases, a teenager may run afoul of the law without realizing it. Even parents may not be fully aware

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What are the potential punishments I could receive for Possession of Marijuana (POM)?


There are several different ways to resolve a drug case and the way we handle it depends on the facts of the case. Due to various circumstances, some options may not be available to everyone. The attorneys at Rosenthal &

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How Police Investigate Drug Conspiracies


Even if you have never used, bought, or sold any illegal narcotics, you may still be a target of federal law enforcement authorities. Drug enforcement is serious business for the federal government agencies that investigate them, and they can and

Posted in Drug Crimes, Federal Criminal Defense

Can I Have My Drug Possession Arrest Record Sealed or Expunged?


If you have been arrested in Collin County, Texas, on drug possession or similar charges, you may be worried about the prospect of having a criminal record. Fortunately, if the arrest did not result in a conviction or formal prosecution,

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When Does a Drug Crime Become a Federal Charge in Collin County?

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There is no such thing as a minor drug crimes charge. Even possession of a small amount of marijuana can trigger the full force of the Texas and federal criminal justice systems. Yet for the average person, it may not

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