Drug Cases & Information
You may or may not be aware that Western Australia has some of the most stringent laws regarding drugs in the nation.
Misuse of Drugs Act 1981 (WA) and its subsidiary legislation impose strict penalties for those persons who knowingly:
- Cultivate or sell plants used in making illegal drugs
- Manufacture drugs
- Engage in drug trafficking
- Possess drugs
If you are facing drug-related charges in Western Australia, you stand a chance of incurring significant consequences if you are found guilty. While your punishment depends on the precise charge against you as well as your history regarding other criminal charges, you should not risk sorting out drug charges without legal representation.
Movements to challenge various drug-related laws are gaining traction throughout the nation. This is the case in the push to legalise cannabis for medical purposes. It is becoming common to see family members and friends of those with terminal illnesses arrested for possession of controlled substances. Our team knows what is necessary to help in these and all other drug-related criminal cases.