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What is the Charge for Possession of a Controlled Substance ?

April 6th, 2022|Blogs, Drug Offences|

If you have found yourself facing drug charges in British Columbia, you likely are concerned about the penalties you may be facing. The Controlled Drugs and Substances Act clarifies that [...]

What is the Penalty for Possession of Cocaine?

March 3rd, 2022|Blogs, Drug Offences|

Possession of cocaine can result in a summary offence or an indictable offence with penalties that include paying a fine and spending time in prison. Cocaine is a controlled substance, [...]

Can You Beat an Impaired Driving Charge?

February 17th, 2022|Blogs, Driving Offences, Drug Offences|

Yes, there are some instances where an impaired driving charge (commonly referred to a “driving under the influence” or DUI) can be dropped; a lack of causation, failure to follow [...]

Can You Press Charges if Someone Drugs You?

November 5th, 2021|Blogs, Drug Offences|

It is a criminal offence in Canada to drug someone without their knowledge or consent, even if the drugs are legal. However, while fictional crime shows might have you believe [...]

Can Drug Trafficking Charges Be Dropped?

October 25th, 2021|Blogs, Drug Offences|

Drug trafficking charges can be dropped if the right defence is used in your case. When it comes to the law, individuals have to be careful about what they say [...]

How to Beat Drug Trafficking Charges in Canada

June 25th, 2021|Drug Offences|

Being charged for drug-related offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act can be a life-changing event. If the federal prosecutor is able to convince the judge and/or jury to [...]

Can Drug Charges Be Expunged?

June 25th, 2021|Drug Offences|

Drug charges, such as drug possession or trafficking, result in expensive fines, jail time, and probation. Most importantly, a drug charge is usually a criminal offence, so it will be [...]

When Can You Be Charged for Having Drugs in Your System?

July 17th, 2020|Drug Offences|

For the average person, law is a complex web of situations, tricky wording, fine print. Crimes that involve illegal drugs or controlled substances are no different. In fact, many people [...]

Marijuana Legalization Updates

July 23rd, 2018|Blogs, Drug Offences|

With marijuana legalization to officially come into effect on October 17th, BC is making the preparations necessary. As a Canadian citizen, it’s important to understand the legal consequences you could [...]

How Canadian Marijuana Legalization Will Impact Crossing the U.S. Border                         

May 31st, 2018|Drug Offences|

With the Cannabis Act set to pass in the summer of 2018, there are implications for Canadians looking to cross the U.S. border. With the new legislation, Canadian adults will [...]