What are the arguments for legalizing drugs?

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asked Jan 21 in Law Enforcement/Police by adamschull (790 points)
What are the arguments for legalizing drugs?

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answered Jan 21 by 766moporter (2,060 points)
The arguments for legalizing drugs are the legalizing of drugs would.

Eliminate the profits of the illegal drug trade;
Save money spent on costly and ineffective law enforcement efforts;
Take the criminal justice system out of the business of trying to control drug abuse health problems and put that responsibility in the hands of the public health system.

Besides undermining the black-market incentives to produce and sell drugs, legalization could remove or at least significantly reduce the very problems that cause the greatest public concern: the crime, corruption, and violence that attend the operation of illicit drug markets.

To beat a drug charge you need to prove that a search was illegal, prove that the drugs were not yours and get a good drug charge attorney who can help you fight the drug charge.

Being charged with a drug charge is a serious matter that can land you in prison and ruin your life and record so you need a good attorney to handle the drug charges for you to help you beat the drug charge.

You can beat trafficking charges or drug trafficking charges with a good attorney and you'll need to prove the drugs are not yours or you did not know that you were trafficking drugs.

If you can establish that the search was illegal, or even that the drugs were planted on you by the police themselves, your charges will be dismissed for reasons of incompetence or corruption.

Evidence of corruption could also include threats of violence, faking evidence, or ignoring proper procedures.

Drug trafficking is a felony charge in Kentucky.

Distribution and Drug Trafficking is a felony in Kentucky and can get you prison time if convicted.

(1) A person is guilty of trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree when he or she knowingly and unlawfully traffics in:(a) Four (4) grams or more of cocaine; (b) Two (2) grams or more of methamphetamine; (c) Ten (10) or more dosage units of a controlled substance that is classified in Schedules I or II.

If police find drugs in your home then you'll be arrested and the drugs will be confiscated.

Then you can be charged with possession of drugs and face jail time and prison time.

If an individual is caught with possession of illegal drugs or controlled substances, they can face jail time.

The length of jail time differs according to the state in which the offense occurs and the previous criminal record of the individual.

If police find illegal drugs in your car then you'll be arrested and charge with possession of the drugs.

You can then bail out of jail and then have to appear in court for the charges and if convicted you could spend a few years or more in prison.

If you do have drugs in your car then take them out before driving and get rid of them and if you do get charged with drugs in your car you need to get and hire a good attorney to defend you in your drug charge.

If law enforcement officials found drugs in your car, you are probably facing potential criminal charges and penalties, including jail time and fines.

It is crucial that you speak with a qualified drug possession defense attorney to determine the best way to defend yourself against the charges.

If you come across drugs you should contact the police.

Don't touch the drugs but instead call the police and alert them of the drugs and they will come and investigate and remove the drugs and then destroy them.

I once found some drugs on the street and called the police and the took a report and took the drugs.

The drug laws in California are and state that under proposition 47, the possession of controlled substances for personal use, deemed “simple possession,” is classified as a misdemeanor offense, punishable by up to one year in county jail, community services, and/or a fine of up to $1,000.00

Controlled substances fall under California Health and Safety Code 11350.

Selling drugs is a felony in California.

The selling or transportation of drugs in California is a Felony.

The standard penalties for these types of code violations could include one or both of the following: Jail time of 3 to 9 years.

A fine of up to $20,000.00

Acid is not legal in California.

Acid is actually illegal in California and can get you 3 years in prison or county jail.

The crime of possession for sale of LSD is classified as a non-reducible felony subject to sentencing pursuant to Penal Code Section 1170(h), which generally means up to three years in the county jail.

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is Schedule 1 on the California Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

LSD is illegal for possession under Health and Safety Code 11377.

LSD is illegal for possession for sale under Health and Safety Code 11378.

Drugs are illegal in California.

If you possess illegal drugs in California or illegal controlled substances then you can face jail and prison time if caught with them.

Drugs that are illegal drugs are illegal in any state and having them in your possession can get you into serious trouble.

In California, possession of a controlled substance, such as illegal drugs like heroin or cocaine or prescription drugs not obtained with a proper prescription, is against the law.

If you are caught in possession of any usable amount, you face legal consequences.

A drug felony, in California, consists of a crime that carries a maximum sentence of more than one year in either jail or prison.

The most serious of general felonies could even be punished with a life sentence.

A list of drugs that are illegal in California include.

Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (also known as “GHB”)
Certain prescription drugs including oxycodone (Oxycontin) and hydrocodone (Vicodin)

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