The complexities of doing business in the modern world are often difficult to navigate, and many businesspeople may respond with panic and guilty behavior if they face unexpected allegations or charges of fraud.
Last month, the commissioner for the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about kratom, an herbal supplement derived from an indigenous Malaysian plant. In part, his statement reads, "There is no evidence to indicate that kratom is safe or effective for any medical use." He also compared its chemical compounds to opioids.
If you receive drug possession charges, you should begin building a strong legal defense as soon as you possibly can. The longer you wait to do so, the fewer options you have overall.
No matter why a police officer pulls you over, he or she may ask to search your vehicle during the stop. As a general rule, it is usually unwise to consent to an officer searching your vehicle. While not always the case, if a police officer asks to search your vehicle, this means that he or she needs your express permission to legally do so.