The Legal Consequences of Opioid Abuse in North Carolina

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The recent increase in availability of opioid drugs has created a crisis in the state of North Carolina as the number of illegal users skyrockets. This rise in abuse is due to the frequency these drugs are being prescribed by doctors who are facing pressure from big pharmaceutical companies. Being addicted to these pain relievers
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Qualifications for Marijuana Possession in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, clarifies the distinction between the two types of illegal marijuana possession applicable by law in North Carolina. Imagine you are a college student. Your friends decide they want to drive around at night for fun and they climb into your car. One of your friend starts passing around a
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Penalties for Drug Charges in Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, acknowledges the varied drug charges in North Carolina. Drug offenses and their sentences have an immense range. Not only does the seriousness of the crime depend on the type of drug itself but there are other factors considered as well, including but not limited to: intent to sell and distribute,
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Penalties for Drug Possession in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the various penalties for drug possession in North Carolina. Depending on the prior record of the individual in question, drug possession charges often result in a fine or probation. If there are previous charges on the individual’s record or if a larger quantity of drugs were found in
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Doctor Shopping in Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the nature of the criminal offense known as ‘Doctor Shopping’ and how it would be handled in North Carolina. ‘Doctor Shopping’ is a common practice in which an individual will visit multiple doctors in an attempt to receive multiple prescriptions for a medication. This could be done in
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