Drug Crimes Lawyer in Surrey
In Canada, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and the Criminal Code outline a wide range of drug and controlled substance-related offences. Whether you’ve been arrested for minor drug possession or trafficking, or you’re suspected of a larger-scale offence like heroin importation, it’s in your best interests to seek legal help. At Basra Law Group, our Surrey criminal defence lawyers have years of experience handling drug crime cases.
What Is a Drug Crime?
Section 1996, c.19 of the CDSA defines drug crimes as the possession, trafficking, production and importation of illegal and controlled substances. Under this act, soft and hard drugs are categorized under various schedules, from the most addictive and dangerous to the least. Schedule Ⅰ drugs include opium, fentanyl, codeine and morphine; schedule ⅠⅠ drugs include cannabis and its derivatives; and schedule ⅠⅠⅠ covers drugs such as LSD, PCPr and magic mushrooms.
Types of Drug Crimes
There are several categories of drug crimes, each with different defining parameters and associated penalties. They include:
Drug Crime Defence Lawyers in Surrey
If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug felony, contact the Surrey drug crime defence lawyers at Basra Law Group. Our Surrey criminal lawyers will thoroughly examine your case for errors and infractions, possibly resulting in your charges being withdrawn or reduced. We will also contest and cross-examine evidence and question the prosecution’s statements to achieve a favourable income.