Drug Crimes Terminology

There are some terms that a drug defense attorney might use during a drug-related case that aren’t common in everyday speech.

Here are some of the key words related to drug crimes:

  • Controlled Substance: A substance which the use and distribution of is governed by law.

  • Distribution: Selling, delivering, or providing controlled substances illegally.

  • Trafficking: Illegal sale and/or distribution of a controlled substance.

  • Manufacturing: Includes growing, possessing, or producing natural or chemical elements in order to make illegal controlled substances.

  • Possession: Possessing a controlled substance or paraphernalia associated with drug use.

  • Diversion: Allows offenders to maintain a clean criminal record by pleading guilty and then completing a prescribed substance abuse program.

If you or someone you love has been accused of a drug crime, you need the experienced representation of a drug defense attorney from Tyler Allen Law Firm.

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