In Arizona, there are several criminal charges related to possession of illegal substances. These offenses can be charged as felonies and/or misdemeanors. Without hiring a seasoned and confident criminal defense attorney with a proven track record it may difficult to overcome the harsh consequences resulting from the drug offenses listed below.

Some of these offenses are as follows:

A.R.S. 13-3405 makes it illegal to

  • Possess or use marijuana.
  • Possess marijuana for sale.
  • Produce marijuana.
  • Transport marijuana for sale.

A.R.S. 13-3415 makes it illegal to

  • Possess drug paraphernalia.

A.R.S. 13-3407 makes it illegal to

  • Possess or use a dangerous drug.
  • Possess a dangerous drug for sale.
  • Possess equipment or chemicals, or both, for the purpose of manufacturing a dangerous drug.
  • Manufacture a dangerous drug.
  • Administer a dangerous drug to another person.
  • Obtain or procure the administration of a dangerous drug by fraud, deceit, misrepresentation or subterfuge.
  • Transport a dangerous drug for sale.

A full list of dangerous drugs in Arizona is available at ARS §13-3401. Most common are methamphetamine, other types of amphetamines, prescription medications and other drugs.