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Category: Drugs

Differences Between Felony and Misdemeanor Drug Charges

Posted on February 26, 2019 in Drugs

Both 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

What Happens if You Get a DUI for Marijuana in Arizona?     

Posted on November 13, 2018 in Drugs

With 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

Is Drug Possession a Felony?

Posted on February 13, 2018 in Drugs

Being 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.

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How Common Are Drug Crimes in the U.S.?

Posted on November 17, 2017 in Crime,Drugs

Drug crimes are one of the most common criminal offenses in the United States. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Prisons, about 46% of all prison inmates are in prison for drug crimes. These offenses can include minor charges for drug possession and paraphernalia as well as more serious offenses such as drug trafficking or manufacturing. Drug crime offenders face varying ... Read more

Medical Marijuana – What is the Difference Between Legal in State vs. Illegal Federally?

Posted on April 12, 2017 in Crime,Drugs

In the Grand Canyon State, medical marijuana has been legal since the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act was passed in 2010. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, there were more than 120,000 active medical marijuana cardholders as of January 2017. Being a cardholder me... Read more