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State or Federal Drug Crime Charges

A number of drug crimes are covered under state and federal laws. These laws have gotten a lot of attention in the past decade as they are aimed at prohibiting the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of certain controlled substances. Any person found to be engaged in these acts will be punished according to the severity of the crime. If…read more →

Possession Or Use Of A Dangerous Drug in Arizona

  Possession or use of a dangerous drug in Arizona is considered a Class 4 felony. It is defined and outlined under §13-3407 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, which prohibits the possession, use, administration, acquisition, sale, manufacture, or transportation of any dangerous drug. The term “dangerous drug” refers to any narcotic or drug other than marijuana, which is prohibited by…read more →

Cultivation of Marijuana in Arizona

Cultivation of Marijuana Cultivation of Marijuana in the state of Arizona is a punishable crime which carries a mandatory prison sentence. A.R.S. §13-3405(A)(3) states that it is illegal to knowingly produce or cultivate marijuana plants in a backyard planter or in a hydroponic garden indoors. Medical Marijuana Act, Arizona The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) (A.R.S. § 36-2801) was implemented…read more →

Stopped for a DUI with Drugs in Arizona

Drug driving laws in Arizona are located under § 28-1381 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. DUI-D or Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, including prescription or illegal drugs or any other controlled substance, may be charged as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the circumstances. If drug paraphernalia is found on the person or in the vehicle, then there will…read more →

Consequences of Possessing A Controlled Substance In Arizona

Like in all other states, the state of Arizona has laws in place that regulate and control the possession and use of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS). Under Arizona law, CDS is divided into six groups, and possession of CDS for sale or distribution carries severe penalties, based on the type of substance the defendant possessed. These six groups are…read more →

Dangerous Drug Side-effects can lead to Injury

Most people at one point and time have had some sort of side-effect from taking a prescription drug, over-the-counter drug or even an illegal drug. The unfortunate scenario is when one of these side-effects happens while a person is operating a motor vehicle, as Aaron Crane, an experienced car accident attorney in Arizona explains. Millions of Americans take supplements, over-the-counter…read more →

26-year-old Missouri man arrested in Arizona by U.S. Marshals

Tucson, Ariz. – 26-year-old Cedric Miller of Missouri was arrested on the morning of Monday 13 October, 2014, by the federal authorities in Tucson, for allegedly conspiring to possess and smuggle drugs to St. Louis, Missouri, through the mail with an associate and having ties to a murder. Miller appeared at the Pima County Superior Court located in downtown Tucson…read more →

Drug cartel hitman sentenced to 50 years in prison

MOULTON, Ala. – Jose Manuel Martinez, 52, is a contract killer for many drug cartels in Mexico and has admitted to killing people in several states of the United States. He has been sentence to 50 years in prison on murder charges and other crimes. In 2013, Martinez was found guilty of a shooting in Alabama and also for contract…read more →

Marijuana linked with most crime by US Drug Czar

Gil Kerlikowske, the White House director of national drug-control policy, said a study by his office showed a strong link between drug use and crime. Eighty percent of the adult males arrested for crimes in Sacramento, Calif., last year tested positive for at least one illegal drug. Marijuana was the most commonly detected drug, found in 54 percent of those…read more →

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