Video instructions and help with filling out and completing How Form 2220 Filing

Instructions and Help about How Form 2220 Filing

Music hi this is Mike Haber thank you for asking me how is weight calculated for drug trafficking purposes this is an excellent question and it has a simple although one that does not have a criminal defense or criminal defendant friendly answer the answer is they way at all everything each and every last atom of everything that they impound the language that the statute uses for controlled substances is any salt derivative isomer or salt of an isomer thereof and Florida defines a mixture as a solution or a dosage unit including but not limited to a gelatin capsule pill or tablet containing a controlled substance so if you've got powdered cocaine they're gonna weigh it they don't and they won't separate the cocaine from the cut they'll way at all and if you've got pills ecstasy oxycodone any pill they'll weigh them whole intact they won't separate the opiate or other controlled substances from any other substances that may be contained in the pill or tablet if you're caught cultivating marijuana they'll way the plan the whole plant the roots the stems all of it whatever weight the cops swear to the state is almost certain to try to hold you accountable for your always free to have a defense expert re way the substance in question but what you're not permitted to do is to argue that the controlled substance should be separated out and that you should only be held accountable for the actual weight of the actual controlled substance in question thank you for your question I appreciate your having asked it and i invite you to ask me more please remember Michael a haber PA it's all about reasonable doubt and if you like this video subscribe we'll be putting out more soon Music you