Recent Posts in Drug Crimes Category

  • Prescription Drug Fraud in Massachusetts

    Since the price of prescription medication continues to increase, prescription drug fraud has become more common than ever before. While this type of drug crime relates to the abuse and addiction of prescription drugs, many people have committed this offense to either sell the drugs for a profit or obtain medication that cannot otherwise afford. The most common ways individuals commit prescription ...
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  • Crimes that Can Get You Deported from the U.S.

    Immigrants who are lawful permanent residents—also known as green card holders—can work and live in the United States for an indefinite period and enjoy similar rights and privileges that American citizens have. However, a criminal conviction can lead to deportation. According to U.S. immigration law, an immigrant may be deported from the U.S. if he/she commits one of the following types of ...
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  • Drug Courts in Massachusetts

    A conviction for drug possession can be punishable by a lengthy jail sentence, expensive fines, and a permanent mark on your criminal record. Having a drug charge follow you for the rest of your life can make gaining employment, finding a place to live, and applying for college extremely difficult. However, Massachusetts courts understand that many individuals charged with drug possession are ...
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  • Massachusetts Recreational Cannabis Laws

    After Massachusetts voters approved the legalization of recreational cannabis, the law went into full effect in December 2016. Adults who are at least 21 years of age can use, purchase, and possess up to one ounce of marijuana on their person and up to five grams of cannabis concentrate outside the home and keep up to 10 ounces at home. Additionally, consumers can grow up to six plants at home and ...
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  • Is the Girl Scout Cookie Hero is a Drug Smuggler?

    On February 27 th , 2019, you might have seen a heartwarming news story about a Good Samaritan who bought a bunch of Girl Scout cookies so the Scouts could get out of the cold weather. The story came from Greenville, South Carolina, where the temperature was near freezing when the man cleared out the stock of a Girl Scout troop posted outside a store. Now, in a strange turn of news events, the ...
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