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Update: Andrew D. Stine Makes Closing Arguments and Michael Kagdis has been Acquitted

Update: Andrew D. Stine Makes Closing Arguments and Michael Kagdis has been Acquitted

Criminal defense lawyer Andrew D. Stine made his closing arguments on Wednesday in the case of Michael Kagdis who was facing four felony drug charges, including trafficking. Kagdis was arrested when police used a confidential informant who was actually one of Kagdis’s personal friends. The following information is from an article in Palm Beach Daily News Kagdis has been acquitted The jury acquitted Michael Kagdis, 42,  on Wednesday on three of four felony drug charges. Charges include Trafficking of Roxycodone, possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, ownership of property for the purpose of trafficking, manufacturing or selling a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. On possession of cocaine with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a school, the jury found Kagdis guilty on the lesser… […]

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Why Fake Marijuana is Now Illegal

Why Fake Marijuana is Now Illegal

Many people have been using synthetic marijuana as an alternative to illegal marijuana to get high. However, according to WPTV News, at midnight on Tuesday, synthetic marijuana will become illegal. The DEA’s ban on synthetic marijuana was approved late last year. A Boca Raton company made a version of the product called “Mary Joy.” Their lawyer, Thomas Wright, said it stopped making the fake marijuana when the ban went into effect and on Monday night, they turned in to the police what they had left. “This product is sold as an incense, yet apparently people are smoking it,” said Wright. Wright says the fake grass was made by dumping chemicals into cement mixers. The DEA says the resulting product, when smoked, caused hundreds of people to have dangerous symptoms, like… […]

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