Posted on April 29, 2020 in DrugsRecreational cannabis or marijuana remains illegal in Arizona. Several attempts to legalize cannabis have failed. However, the state did legalize medical marijuana in 2010. Marijuana is often considered a minor drug crime. However, a conviction of a Read more
Posted on March 6, 2020 in DrugsIf you’re arrested for drug possession in Arizona, don’t panic. An arrest is not a conviction. Allowing your emotions to control could lead to decisions or statements that result in additional drug charges.
Posted on January 16, 2020 in DrugsBeing convicted of drug possession can result in a criminal record that haunts you for years. If you are arrested for this crime in Arizona, you could also face serious penalties, including jail time. For that reason, you have the right to an attorney if you’re up against these charges.
Posted on February 26, 2019 in DrugsBoth misdemeanor and felony drug charges carry significant penalties in Arizona, and knowing which type you may face can help you better prepare for the legal issues following a drug-related arrest. Depending on the type of substance, the amount discovered at the time of arrest, and the other elements involved in the arrest, a drug arrest can lead to various possible penalties. The arrested ind... Read more
Posted on November 13, 2018 in DrugsWith rules loosening around the country regarding medical and recreational marijuana use, you may be wondering what the consequences are for using and operating under the influence of the substance. Marijuana use is still against federal law and prohibited in most states, including Arizona. The state approved medical marijuana use by a narrow margin in 2010, but all the same, rules regarding DU... Read more
Posted on February 13, 2018 in DrugsBeing convicted of felony drug charges in Arizona can result in thousands of dollars in fines along with time spent in prison. Felony charges are severe because the crimes committed under the felony umbrella are typically serious crimes. If you have been charged for a felony, contact a drug possession attorney as soon as possible.
Posted on February 23, 2017 in DrugsDrug use has been an ongoing issue in the United States for the past few decades. Recently, drug overdoses have overtaken car accidents as the most common cause of accidental deaths in the country. Consequently, more people are advocating for better awareness programs and educational services to warn Americans about the dangers of drug use. Not only is drug and alcohol abuse unhealthy and ... Read more
Posted on January 18, 2017 in DrugsIt has been 7 years since the legalization of medical marijuana in Arizona with Proposition 203. In this time, sales have soared around the state. As the final sales numbers for medical marijuana in 2016 roll in, marijuana industry research groups predict Arizona medical marijuana sales to reach $367 million – a big jump from $215 million in 2015 and $110 million in 2014. Analysts expect A... Read more