May 10, 2018 | Eisner Gorin LLP |
In California, drug crimes are one of the most frequently prosecuted crimes on both the state and federal level. Eisner Gorin aggressively defends people who are facing charges of drug possession, transportation, manufacturing, sales and being under the influence of drugs. Have you been accused of a drug crime in Los Angeles County dealing with the possession of a controlled substance, such as cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, or ecstasy? Perhaps you are under criminal for dealing with prescription drugs. See related information: Solicitation to Commit a Crime.
California Health and Safety Code 11352 covers the sale or transportation of an illegal substance and makes it a felony to sell, furnish, administer, give away, transport or import into California an illegal narcotic. This drug offense could also include drug trafficking, drug transportation, and prescription drug crimes.
California Health and Safety Code 11550 covers being under the influence of a controlled substance, which makes it a misdemeanor crime to "use" or being under the influence of” a controlled substance, which can include but is not limited to illicit narcotics such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, ecstasy and GHB or even prescription drugs such as Xanax or valium, if the person does not have a valid prescription. Most people charged with the offense do qualify for Proposition 36 or drug diversion under PC 1000.
Eisner Gorin LLP is a nationally recognized Los Angeles criminal defense law firm devoted to contesting serious felony and misdemeanor criminal cases in state, federal, and juvenile courtrooms in Los Angeles County. Both firm partners, Alan Eisner and Dmitry Gorin, are State-Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialists, a distinction given to less than 1% of attorneys in the state.
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