Category: Drug Crimes

Being charged with drug crimes in North Carolina can be an overwhelming and distressing experience. The legal consequences of drug offenses can significantly impact your life, potentially leading to severe penalties, including fines, probation, and even imprisonment. 

However, it’s important to remember that you have rights, and understanding the legal landscape surrounding drug crimes in North Carolina can help you navigate the situation more effectively. Understand the legal landscape and explore effective defense strategies to protect your rights. 

Understanding Drug Crimes in North Carolina

North Carolina categorizes drug crimes based on the type [...]

In recent years, the legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic across the United States. Currently, marijuana is illegal for recreational and medical use in North Carolina, but there have been movements to legalize it. If marijuana were legal in North Carolina, it would have significant implications for criminal cases involving marijuana-related offenses. 

The Current State of Marijuana in North Carolina

Currently, marijuana is illegal in North Carolina for medicinal and recreational purposes. Possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana is a misdemeanor offense resulting in up to 45 days [...]

The issue of marijuana legalization has been a topic of debate for decades, with many states opting to either decriminalize or fully legalize marijuana. As an attorney in North Carolina, I often receive questions from clients about the difference between decriminalization and legalization. In this post, I will explain the key differences between these two approaches and how they apply to North Carolina.


Reducing or eliminating criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana is decriminalized. This means that while possession of marijuana may still be illegal, it is no longer considered [...]

North Carolina is one of the states where marijuana remains illegal. If you get caught with marijuana in the state, even if it’s for medical purposes, you can still face being charged with a criminal offense.

Still, laws surrounding marijuana in North Carolina and the rest of the country are rapidly changing. It’s essential to understand how things around you may change regarding marijuana. Particularly when discussing the process of legalizing marijuana and what it means for it to get decriminalized.

In North Carolina, marijuana is not legal, but small amounts are partially [...]

In the age of the internet, everything is available at your fingertips. You can order anything online and have it conveniently shipped to your home. Some people are so comfortable receiving packages that they will mail or have mailed just about anything to them – including illegal drugs.

Sending certain substances through the mail, and receiving them, can have severe consequences for people in most parts of the country, including North Carolina. If you break the law, you can have a long-lasting negative impact on your life. Here’s what you need to know [...]