Category Archives: Drug Crimes

06Nov, 2019

The Fate of HB 766 and Marijuana in North Carolina
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

The Fate of HB 766 and Marijuana in North Carolina

The United States is changing its position on pot. Marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, but individual states are legalizing both medicinal and recreational marijuana use. 

Ten states (and Washington D.C.) allow individuals to carry up to one Continue reading

29Aug, 2019

North Carolina Drug Law Reform: Your Guide to House Bill 511
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North Carolina Drug Law Reform: Your Guide to House Bill 511

Following the lead of federal reforms, North Carolina is currently considering new legislation that would impose common-sense sentencing reforms for low-level, non-violent drug offenders. 

Under the First Step Act, judges would be allowed to use their discretion when determining Continue reading

03Jan, 2019

Careful What You’re Holding – Drug Possession in NC Varies by Drug
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

Careful What You're Holding - Drug Possession in NC Varies by Drug

North Carolina outlaws the possession of various controlled substances and drugs. Drug possession charges in NC are usually proportionate to the type and quantity of drug.

Given the severity of a drug charge, it’s important not just to work Continue reading

05Nov, 2018

How Possessing Drugs Can Lead to a Trafficking Charge in NC
Posted By: Schlosser & Pritchett

The term “drug trafficking” conjures up images of hardened criminals and cartels, who make their living off of a life of crime. However, it’s common for individuals or small partnerships to face drug trafficking charges as well.

In fact, you Continue reading

18Jul, 2018

Understanding Drug Manufacturing Penalties in North Carolina
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Understanding Drug Manufacturing Penalties in North Carolina

Three triplet brothers were recently arrested for running a drug manufacturing operation out of their high-end apartments in downtown Raleigh. They face multiple charges, including selling and delivering a controlled substance, conspiracy, trafficking, and possession with intent to manufacture or Continue reading