The U.S. Controlled Substances Act sets the criteria for what constitutes criminal offenses in the manufacture, possession, sale and abuse of drugs. An experienced Nashville drug lawyer can talk you through the potential punishments and defense strategies for each case. According to state and federal laws, a controlled substance considered to be a drug can be:
Nashville Drug Lawyer Russell Thomas represents defendants in matters ranging from simple possession of marijuana to drug trafficking.
- Illegally prescribed or abuse of prescription drugs
- Altered over-the-counter drugs
- Other illegal substances
The severity of the punishment for a drug crime depends on the type of substance, the quantity, the intent of possession, and local, state and federal laws. We handle a variety of offenses from marijuana citations to high level felony drug charges.
If you or someone you know has been arrested for a drug-related crime, we urge you to contact our experienced drug defense attorneys for representation and counsel, or call us at (615) 988-1892 today. We’re here to help.