In Maryland, and other states, it is illegal to be in possession of, deliver or sell prescription drugs such as painkillers, anti-anxiety medications, hypnotics, muscle relaxers as well as erectile dysfunction medications.
Being arrested for, and charged with any type of drug crime is very serious in Maryland. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest you may be charged with either a misdemeanor or felony drug charge. If you have been arrested for being in possession of prescription drugs or prescription narcotics please understand that you do have rights and they need to be protected. Call the Baltimore Drug Crime Attorneys @bowerslawmd regarding you case. You can contact our Maryland drug charge attorneys via email here. Let them make fighting for your rights their number one priority.
Many of the drugs listed above are used casually or socially at bars, parties, clubs and at Maryland beaches such as Ocean City. They are also commonly used, bought and sold at Maryland universities such as University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, Towson University and University of Baltimore. Being caught in possession of prescription drugs, with or without the intent to deliver or sell can bring very extreme, very costly and life altering consequences on your life.
The penalties and consequences of being convicted of possessing illegally obtained prescription drugs can be very severe. There will be fines, fees, court costs and attorneys fees. You may be placed on probation, house arrest or put into a drug diversion program. You may also be subject to an extended jail sentence depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest as well as your previous criminal history.
A drug crime conviction will hurt you now and in the future. It can severely impact your on many levels such as your ability to get a job and your ability to further your academic career among other things. If you have been charged with illegally possessing or intending to deliver illegally obtained prescription drugs contact a Bel Air, MD Controlled Substance Crime Defense Lawyer.
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