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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More States to Address Question of Legalizing Marijuana

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Ever since the 1930s, the federal government has prohibited the use of marijuana. Although federal law on marijuana use has been relatively static and unflinching, attitudes towards the drug have shifted over the past eight decades. State marijuana laws have evolved along with those shifting attitudes. In North Carolina, strict punishments are still in place
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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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Unexpected Stop Leads to Felony Drug Charges

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Drug charges can vary widely in their prescribed sentencing. From a nonviolent possession crime that carries a fine and possible rehabilitation courses to a serious felony accompanied by decades in jail, the penal system features a graduated sentencing system based the drug amount, type, and situation in which the offense(s) took place. In Conover, North
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Drug Conspiracy Allegations Result in Felony Charges

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Whenever the FBI gets involved in an investigation of a possible drug conspiracy, agents will usually investigate over a long period of time as they gather enough evidence to put forth a seemingly overwhelming prosecution against those accused of being involved in the crime. Drug conspiracy charges may involve suspicion of drug trafficking, drug possession
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