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Category: Field Sobriety Test


NOV. 16 2018
Drug Defense Attorney West Palm Beach | Medical Marijuana Law
Drug Defense Attorney West Palm Beach | Medical Marijuana Law

Many Floridians have questions about new laws regarding medical Marijuana. Here are some of the basics around these new regulations.

New Laws

 

The new law allowing for medical marijuana is the culmination of years of work by activists, but the results of that work are still ongoing. The Department of Health has managed to miss meeting every major deadline so far regarding creating and implementing rules. There have also been other serious delays, including long wait times for cards for patients in the state registry. In order to qualify for the protections of the state medical marijuana program, people …

APR. 15 2016
Are You Required to Submit to Roadside Sobriety Tests in West Palm Beach?
Are You Required to Submit to Roadside Sobriety Tests in West Palm Beach?

What Are Field Sobriety Tests and is a West Palm Beach Driver Required to Submit to Them?

 

When a police officer spots an erratic driver, his first thought is whether or not the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Typical signs of impaired driving include the inability to stay within a single lane, swerving in and out of lanes, driving at inconsistent speeds, suddenly accelerating or slowing down, driving in a jerky manner, sudden turns, and other obvious out-of-control driving.

 

The officer turns on his siren and lights and closely trails the suspect’s car. All …