What is a Drug Offence? Drug Trafficking. Drug Possession. Drug Production.
The complexity of your drug offence depends on the following questions:
- What is the type of drug?
- What is the quantity of the substance?
- What is the reason for drug possession?
- Are there any previous records?
Depending on the type of drug, the sentence can be severe or not. If you possess, sell or produce heroin or cocaine you can expect a very harsh punishment. Marijuana possession, distribution and production charges are less severe but you can still get charged.
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Drug possession offences
If you are charged with drug possession, the penalty depends on the type of drug. For cocaine, crack and heroin a maximum sentence is seven years. Marijuana possession is still punishable by law, and you can legally possess marijuana only if for medical purposes.
Our Oakville criminal defence lawyers can give you the best possible defence and make sure your drug charges are dropped or sentence is minimized.
Drug trafficking means drug transporting and selling drugs.
The complexity of drug trafficking offence depends on a number of factors:
- First time offence?
- Were minors involved?
- Is that crime considered a summary, hybrid or indictable offense.
Drug trafficking of cocaine, crack, and heroin, means a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Hash or marijuana possession over 3 kg is considered trafficking and is liable as an indictable offence with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.
If you produce or grow drugs or allow other people to use your property for drug production, or you assist someone else in drug production, you may face serious charges.
Our criminal defence lawyers in Oakville can help you fight stunt driving charges. If you are charged with stunt driving, you can face the penalties such as suspension of driving license, very high fees and imprisonment as well. Our lawyers have experience with different driving offences.
Our Oakville criminal defence lawyers can assist you in fighting DUI charges and impaired driving offences.