Drug Crimes

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Do you know what happens if you get caught with a fake ID?

If you’re a college student under the legal drinking age, a fake ID might not seem like a big deal, or you may consider it a necessity for a fun night out. Alcohol is everywhere on college campuses. In fact, nearly two-thirds of college students have used a fake ID in the past to purchase…
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What are the Minor in Possession Penalties in South Carolina?

The number one drug for use and abuse in the USA is alcohol. Unfortunately, this statistic includes young people. It is illegal for persons under the age of 21 to drink alcohol, and doing so could lead to a minor in possession charge – just one of the ways college students find themselves in trouble.…
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The Different Drug Classes and Drug Possession Penalties

Almost 1,600,000 people were arrested for drug violations in the U.S. in 2016. More than 84% of the arrests were for possession of a controlled substance. Were you charged with possession of a controlled substance in South Carolina? Drug possession penalties vary depending on the drug classification. Read on to learn more about drug classifications…
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5 Ways Getting a DUI Can Ruin Your Career

Unfortunately, getting a DUI is a problem many people have to deal with; every year, police arrest around 1.4 million people in the United States for driving under the influence. A charge of DUI means you are behind the wheel with more than the legal blood alcohol level, or you have drugs in your system.…
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South Carolina Marijuana Laws: Is Marijuana Legal?

Marijuana Laws are slow to change in South Carolina. “Pretty soon it’s gonna be legal everywhere, man.” Whether you agree with this prediction or not, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the current marijuana laws in your home state, and any state you might be traveling in. When it comes to marijuana possession in South…
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Do You Have a Shoplifting Addiction? Here’s Why You Need a Lawyer

A shoplifting addiction can get quite serious, resulting in massive punishments. Shoplifting may seem like an innocuous crime, but it costs retailers billions of dollars in losses each year. According to the National Association For Shoplifting Prevention, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in the United States today, with 10 million caught within the last…
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