Sentencing for Federal Drug Crimes is Strict, Serious

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Federal drug charges can involve accusations of drug possession, drug distribution, drug trafficking and other offenses. In dealing with these serious charges, federal courts differ from state courts in significant ways. For people who have been accused of federal drug crimes, one of the most monumental differences is how sentences are handed down. One might
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4 South Carolina Men Guilty in Drug Conspiracy

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Drug offenses are some of the most commonly prosecuted crimes, both in South Carolina and throughout the United States. However, while drug cases are common, they are rarely simple. When large quantities of illegal drugs are at issue, drug charges are often accompanied by other serious criminal charges. Depending on facts of the case at
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Bill Would Add Up to 6 Years to Sentences for Meth Crimes P2

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We are continuing our discussion of House Bill 29, currently under consideration by the North Carolina General Assembly. The bill would change methamphetamine crimes and sentencing in two ways. First, it would put a new crime on the books, a Class H felony for manufacturing meth if the offender has a prior conviction for a meth
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Bill Would Add Up to 6 Years to Sentences for Meth Crimes

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The North Carolina General Assembly is considering a bill right now that will add a new drug crime and increase sentences for existing drug crimes under certain circumstances. House Bill 29, which relates specifically to methamphetamine, has cleared the House and is awaiting debate by the Senate Judiciary Committee. If the law passes, it will
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Despite Possible Changes, Nc Marijuana Laws Remain Strict

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It’s no secret that the attitude of many Americans is shifting when it comes to marijuana. Two states made big news last November when they passed legal allowances of recreational marijuana use, and a dozen others permit the drug to be used for medical purposes. However, even as these piecemeal steps toward a more pronounced
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