Can I Get Arrested in Ohio If I Bought Marijuana Elsewhere?

Different states have different laws for the possession of marijuana. Some states permit medical marijuana, subject to certain conditions such as having a specific type of disease. Some states permit small amounts of marijuana for personal use, provided the user doesn’t grow or sell the marijuana. In a world where people cross state lines every…

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Remember These Things When Selling Firearms

If you’re a firearms enthusiast in Ohio, you most likely know the state is a traditional “open carry” state, meaning, if you are licensed to carry a firearm, you may do so openly and in public. There may be certain laws of which you are unaware, however, such as those that pertain to private sales…

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Federal Prisoners Rights – Compassionate Release

What Can We Do? We look to 18 U.S.C. Section 3582, otherwise known as the First Step Act. The First Step Act allows for the modification of an imposed term of imprisonment if there are extraordinary and compelling reasons that warrant such a reduction.  How Does It Work? To grant a compassionate release, the courts…

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Drug Trafficking is a Serious Federal Charge

When accused of any type of crime, it is important that Ohio residents understand their situation to the best of their abilities. If authorities recently took you into custody on suspicion of criminal actions, you may understandably want to know everything you can about how you came under suspicion, whether officers acted in accordance with…

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Drug Trafficking: Get the Facts and Get Representation

Right here in middle America, illegal drug use is a major issue. As this is the case, those thought to be bringing drugs into Ohio may face serious criminal consequences if authorities ultimately charge and convict them. Drug trafficking is not just a state offense; it is a federal offense, so the potential penalties associated…

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Open Carry in Ohio: 5 Things to Know

Ohio is a traditional open carry state, which means people who legally own firearms may carry them in public places, unless there is a specific prohibition against them. “Open carry” means the firearm is visible to the naked eye and not concealed. Though open carrying is legal in Ohio, often the sight of a gun…

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