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  • From Arrest to Acquittal : A Step-by-Step Guide to Fighting Drug Charges in New Jersey

    November 22, 2023

    When you’re facing drug charges in New Jersey, the road ahead can seem daunting and fraught with uncertainty. At The Law Offices of Michele Finizio, we understand the complexities of the legal system and are committed to guiding our clients through each step, from arrest to the potential for acquittal. This guide outlines the critical […]

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  • Are You Allowed to Post Marijuana on Social Media?

    December 15, 2022

    Earlier this year, recreational marijuana officially became legal in New Jersey. Residents can now buy and recreationally use marijuana as long as they’re 21 years of age. New Jersey’s marijuana laws go beyond that, and understanding what you can and can’t do is important to know to prevent legal troubles. Social Media Rules When it […]

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  • What to Expect if You’re Charged With Heroin Possession and Distribution

    September 28, 2022

    In an attempt to overcome an increasing number of heroin overdoses, New Jersey has taken a strict stance on heroin possession and distribution. Heroin possession and distribution charges can lead to jail time and expensive fines. It’s crucial to explore your options if you’re being charged with heroin possession. New Jersey Consequences for Heroin Possession […]

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Juvenile Marijuana Possession

    August 01, 2022

    Marijuana possession charges have changed significantly over the last couple of years. The state of New Jersey recently legalized recreational marijuana use for anyone over the age of 21 years. However, the state does have strict rules on where you can purchase marijuana, when you can use it, and how much you can carry with […]

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  • Everything You Need to Know Now That Marijuana is Legal in New Jersey

    May 10, 2022

    New Jersey legalized the use of recreational marijuana. It has taken the state some time to figure out the logistics, including who can sell, and in what cities. As the state approached its first day of legal sales on April 21, 2022, it’s important to know what the new laws cover, and what’s still considered […]

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  • Cops Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Pot, Arrest 5

    March 25, 2022

    Marijuana has been a common theme in the news in New Jersey since the state released its plans of legalizing and selling it recreationally. Recently, it has been in the news for a less approved reason, following a drug bust that included hundreds of pounds of illegal pot sales. The local police department in Englewood […]

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  • What to Expect With Legal Marijuana Use in NJ

    January 25, 2022

    If you have been following New Jersey’s marijuana laws, you’re probably familiar with all the changes over the last few years. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, voters approved an amendment that would allow the use of recreational marijuana. In February of 2021, the governor of New Jersey officially signed this into law. New […]

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  • Arrested for Marijuana Distribution? Here Are Possible Defenses

    January 10, 2022

    Drug crimes can lead to severe consequences in New Jersey. This is especially true when charged with drug distribution. Learning what potential consequences you’re dealing with, as well as your available defenses, is important as you navigate these charges. What is Drug Distribution? Drug distribution in New Jersey refers to an intent to sell drugs. […]

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  • 50% of NJ Towns Might Ban Adult-Use Cannabis Firms

    September 08, 2021

    New Jersey made the news when it was the latest state to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. However, months later, the rules and laws are still unclear. New Jersey residents have still not yet been able to legally buy recreational marijuana. A few months ago, the state informed cities that they would have the […]

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  • New Jersey Has Dismissed 88,000 Marijuana Cases Under New Marijuana Law

    July 30, 2021

    Back in November, New Jersey made the news with the successful vote to decriminalize marijuana. In addition to decriminalization, the new laws also allow the legal use of recreational marijuana. The details or logistics of the new laws have been slow to come. Many await the specific details of when, and where, you can buy […]

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