People often believe that drug charges are minor offenses. However, they can cause significant harm to your future opportunities and your reputation.
In the state of Tennessee, there are five types of drug-related charges:
A variety of elements could affect the degree of punishment one may face for a drug offense. Factors can include criminal history, the applicable drug schedule classification, and the quantity of the drug involved in the given incident(s).
The severity and the number of the drug offenses, which you are charged with and/or convicted of, can determine the extent and length of the penalties you face. Some examples of penalties can include:
Prescription drugs and other controlled substances are also heavily regulated, and if you violate any or all of the laws, you could be charged with and/or convicted of simple possession, possession with intent, sale of a controlled substance, drug manufacturing, and/or drug trafficking.
Given these potential serious consequences, it is crucial for people who are facing drug possession charges to consider seeking legal assistance.
If you or a loved one are facing charges or convictions for drug-related crimes, call Michael Rexroat at (615) 953-0200.
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