Weapons crimes are taken very seriously in Pennsylvania. However, as noted by the Pennsylvania State Police, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania maintains laws governing the right of an individual to lawfully carry a concealed firearm on his body or in a vehicle. A weapons charge for violation of the relevant law can result in a conviction of a felony of the third degree. A primary way to comply with this weapons law is to secure a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms, often referred to as a concealed carry permit.
Drug addiction and even deaths have been an ongoing tragedy in Pennsylvania as well as the rest of the United States. However, a newer realization is that much of the problem originates with prescription drugs manufactured by drug companies.
As people across Pennsylvania hit the roads for summer vacation, it is important to be aware that more drivers than ever are under the influence of drugs, both prescribed and illegal. This issue recently came to a head for the famed golfer, Tiger Woods, who was arrested near his home in Florida.