Is It Illegal in Pennsylvania to Use Vape Pens, Wax, or Oil Containing THC?

The use and popularity of vape pens has skyrocketed in recent years. Viewed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, these devices have a wide range of products available for consumption, including marijuana and its derivatives. And despite attitudes toward marijuana softening recently, marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance in Pennsylvania. Consequently, you can face […]

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How Does Possessing a Weapon Affect Your Drug Charge in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, sentencing and penalties for drug offenses range drastically depending on the circumstances of the drug charge. Some may face no time behind bars. Others may face several years in prison. Individuals may have to pay thousands of dollars in fines and others only a few hundred dollars. Numerous factors determine the outcome of […]

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How a Drug-Free School Zone Affects Your Criminal Charges in Pennsylvania

Using illegal drugs in public spaces is a serious offense that can have lasting legal implications. However, doing so in those areas designated as “drug-free” school zones can make the consequences much harsher. As a knowledgeable Pennsylvania drug crimes lawyer, Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford, P.C. has worked with clients who have become entangled in […]

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Can I Use Medical Marijuana While on Probation in Pennsylvania?

Medical marijuana has gained credibility in the last two decades as more information has become available regarding the medicinal values of the substance. However, there are still significant restrictions in place regarding who can access it, when, and how. Those with criminal histories may worry about their ability to benefit from access to medical marijuana […]

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Understanding Controlled Substances and Their Classes

The federal government designates controlled substance classification. Substances from any one of these classes can be misused or abused and contain a mix of prescription medications and street drugs. Enforcement guidelines at the federal and state levels are meant to help regulate and negate improper use.  Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford has a cache of […]

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