Las Vegas Drug Crimes Lawyer

What is the schedule of drugs in Las Vegas?

If you were charged with a drug offense, the classification of the drug in the case will determine the level of the penalties that could be imposed. Las Vegas Attorney Philip Brown is well-versed in all the details in the drug schedule in Nevada. With an A+ rating and an accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, and with a proven track record of successful results, we will be completely dedicated to your case and we work long hours to craft a case that could win in court, or lead to a reduced or dismissed charge. The state of Nevada classifies controlled substances and narcotics under five different drug schedules. Each of these schedules is based on the different factors that are related to the drugs, including:

  • The potential of abuse of the drug
  • The medical use and the acceptance of the drug

Contact a Lawyer Who Understands the Las Vegas Drug Schedule

Every controlled substance is classified under a schedule and the schedule of drugs ranges from 1 to 5. Schedule 1 drugs have a the highest potential of abuse and are not accepted for to be used for medical treatment in the United States and are deemed unsafe for use, while Schedule 5 drugs have the least potential for abuse and have been accepted for use in treating various medical conditions.

If you have been charged with a drug crime, such as possession, cultivation, trafficking or importation in the Las Vegas area, you stand to be charged to the fullest extent of the law, and your charges will be determined based on the Drug Schedule. If you were charged with any drug crime, you are going to want to seek the counsel of an experienced Las Vegas drug attorney as soon as possible. Attorney Phillip Brown has represented numerous clients who have faced drug charges, and is an aggressive advocate and formidable opponent in court.

Contact our firm to learn more about the Las Vegas Drug Schedule and how our criminal defense firm can defend your case.