In Arizona, there are several criminal charges related to possession of illegal substances. Some of these offenses are as follows:
Possession of Drugs: Including possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, methamphetamines, possession of cocaine, crack, heroin, OxyContin and any other narcotic obtained without a prescription.
Drug Distribution or Trafficking: These charges include the selling or distribution of illegal drugs, as well as conspiring to distribute or sell drugs.
Prescription Fraud: Including using fake or forged prescriptions and attempts to have legitimate prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy.
Manufacturing of Drugs: These charges include growing or cultivating drugs, including marijuana, or creating methamphetamines.
One common offense is Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,
In Arizona, under A.R.S §13-3415 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, it is “unlawful for any person to use, or to possess with intent to use, drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body a drug.”
Under A.R.S §13-3415, it is also “unlawful for any person to deliver, possess with intent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver, drug paraphernalia, knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that it will be used” by someone for any of the above listed things.