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The Right Lawyers For Transportation of a Controlled Substance Overview The law regarding transportation of a controlled substance has changed significantly in 2014.  Previously, transportation of a controlled substance was treated the same as possession for sale, even if the transportation was for personal use.  That means before the law changed in 2014, transportation of…

The Right Lawyers for Possession for Sale Overview Possession of a controlled substance for sale is always a felony and drug programs are not available for this type of conviction.  Other than marijuana, the most common drugs associated with possession for sale cases include methaphetamine, cocaine, ecstasy or mollies (MDMA) and prescription drugs.  Possesion of…

California Drug Program Attorney There are two main drug programs that certain drug offenders can take advantage of instead of going to jail.  The first is PC 1000, also known as Deferred Entry of Judgment or DEJ, and the second is PC 1210, more commonly known as Prop 36. PC 1000 Penal Code 1000 allows…

Other minor misdemeanor drug crimes include being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic needle and possession of drug paraphernalia. Overview of Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance Any person who uses a controlled substance or is under the influence of a controlled substance can be convicted of Health…

California Possession of a Controlled Substance Attorney Overview Possession of controlled substances is illegal in California.  Controlled substances can include illegal drugs as well as prescription drugs that are possessed illegally (possessed without a prescription).  The most common controlled substances include marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy  and prescription drugs like OxyContin (oxycodone), Xanax (alprazolam) and…

California Medical Marijuana Attorney Overview of Medical Marijuana California voters have passed two initiatives regarding the use of medical marijuana in California.  The California Compassionate Use Act, aka Proposition 215, took effect on November 6, 1996 and was codified as Health and Safety Code section 11362.5.  The law legalizes the possession and cultivation of marijuana…

California Marijuana Attorney Overview Although marijuana is a controlled substance, marijuana is treated differently than all the other controlled substances.  California voters have passed legislation that treats marijuana possession more leniently than other drugs.  However, people can still be charged with felonies by aggressive police officers and immigration consequences for marijuana offenses are still severe….

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