Having a record for a drug-related arrest or conviction can adversely affect a person’s ability to keep and maintain employment. Trafficking a controlled substance has different penalties than possessing a controlled substance. The penalties for all drug offenses vary depending on the quantity of the drug, as well as the type of drug at issue. Ohio law has very specific sentencing guidelines for persons who are convicted of drug offenses.
Drug offenses under Ohio law include:
Trafficking in Drugs or Funding Drug Trafficking
Possession of Drugs
Possession of Marijuana
Corrupting Another with Drugs
Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of Marijuana Drug Paraphernalia
Illegal Cultivation and Manufacturing of Drugs
Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals Used for Manufacturing Drugs
Permitting Drug Abuse
Abusing Harmful Intoxicants
Counterfeit Controlled Substances
Tampering with Drugs
Have you been charged with a felony drug offense or misdemeanor drug offense? Contact The Stavroff Law Firm today to learn about your rights and begin building your defense.