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Trafficking Marijuana

NYC Marijuana Trafficking Defense Lawyer

Defending Against Federal Drug Charges in Scarsdale, Manhattan, Bronx, and Manchester

It is a crime to engage in any form of activity that involves the manufacture, distribution, sale or possession of marijuana. While there have been radical changes over the last few years in the way that marijuana has been regulated under state and federal law, New York State has remained steadfast in their prosecution against marijuana-related crimes. For this reason, you could expect to fast serious legal consequences if it is discovered that you were in possession of marijuana for any reason.

This drug is considered to be a Schedule I substance, which means that it has a high potential for abuse, no accepted medical use and a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug. If you are accused of trafficking and/or distributing this drug across state or U.S. borders, you would be subject to federal prosecution. For Schedule I and II substances, an offender would be sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in prison if convicted—which includes marijuana, methamphetamine, PCP and lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD).

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Depending on the amount of the substance that they were allegedly transporting at the time of their arrest, the offender could also be fined hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions of dollars. For this reason, you should not take these charges lightly, whether your case is being tried on a state or federal level. Fortunately, our firm is well-qualified to help.

Turn to the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser

When faced with marijuana trafficking charges, you will need to secure the most effective defense possible. That being said, the legal team at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser encourages you to turn to a New York City criminal defense attorney at our firm for the aggressive representation that you deserve.

Not only can we offer more than six decades of combined legal experience, but our lead attorneys can even put their experience as former prosecutors to work for you. Having worked as Assistant District Attorneys in the beginning of their careers, Lawrence Hochheiser and Daniel A. Hochheiser truly understand what it takes to defend against serious drug-related charges.

If you are interested in finding out how our knowledgeable trial lawyers can assist you in fighting a marijuana trafficking charge, contact our firm today for a free initial consultation. When you call our office at (800) 813-9069 or submit a case evaluation form online, our advice won't cost you a thing. For this reason, you should not hesitate to take the first step today. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to discuss your case.

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