Controlled Substances and the Texas Controlled Substance Act

Controlled Substances and the Texas Controlled Substance Act

Controlled Substances and the Texas Controlled Substance Act There are certain drugs that are classified as controlled substances. But why is one drug considered to be a controlled substance, while another is not? And how are controlled substances regarded according...
One for the Road: Open Container Laws in Texas

One for the Road: Open Container Laws in Texas

Impaired driving due to alcohol use has been a problem in the United States for years. Because so many injuries and fatalities occur due to people driving while intoxicated, the federal government has laws on the books that assign harsh penalties for the crime....
Can Legally Purchased Marijuana Be Taken From One State to Another?

Can Legally Purchased Marijuana Be Taken From One State to Another?

If you are visiting a state where it’s legal to purchase and travel with marijuana under a personal use law, you may not think twice about packing it with you on your drive back home. You purchased it legally, so there shouldn’t be an issue, right? That depends. Can...
What Can Affect the Severity of Drug Charges in Texas?

What Can Affect the Severity of Drug Charges in Texas?

No one plans to find themselves facing a drug conviction, but if you do find yourself in this situation, it’s important to know how different variables could affect the severity of the drug charges against you. From the controlled substance involved with your arrest,...
Why Having THC Concentrate in Texas is a Felony

Why Having THC Concentrate in Texas is a Felony

Despite the growing popularity of vaping as an alternative to smoking either regular tobacco products or even marijuana, possessing any vape pens that contain THC oil is automatically considered to be a felony in the state of Texas. Possessing marijuana flower is...
What Can Happen if You Are Caught with Drugs at a Festival

What Can Happen if You Are Caught with Drugs at a Festival

With one of the year’s biggest music festivals happening in the next couple weeks right here in Austin, it’s important to brush up on your knowledge of the law, and how to avoid any sort of sticky situation when you’re just trying to have fun. These big festivals,...