Like many other states, California has laws that make it illegal to possess any device for the purpose of illegal drug use. Because so many household items, including pipes, can be used to smoke, inject or otherwise take drugs, the law doesn’t define what items will be classified as paraphernalia “Possession of Paraphernalia in San Diego: Can You Be Arrested for Having a Pipe on You?”
Cocaine-related Criminal Offense in San Diego: What Is the Punishment for Possession/Sale/Trafficking Cocaine?
Since the 1970s the United States has waged a “War on Drugs” in an attempt to stem the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. As a result of the War on Drugs most states, including California, have passed tougher laws relating to the possession, sale, or trafficking in controlled “Cocaine-related Criminal Offense in San Diego: What Is the Punishment for Possession/Sale/Trafficking Cocaine?”
Defending Drug-Related Crimes in San Diego
I often represent individuals accused of committing crimes related to possession, sale and transportation of illegal drugs, prescription drug offenses related to pharmacy crimes, and offenses related to marijuana cultivation and possession. The primary defense in most drug possession and sale matters involves whether the prosecution can establish that the evidence was “Defending Drug-Related Crimes in San Diego”
Mexico Legalizes Drug Possession for Personal Use
The movement to decriminalize drug use recently gained a major ally. The Republic of Mexico decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and other drugs. Drug rehabilitation, rather than punishment, is now “encouraged,” and a third drug possession offense will subject the offender to drug treatment, although no way “Mexico Legalizes Drug Possession for Personal Use”