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Drug Manufacturing Defense

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Drug Manufacturing

California Penal Code 2002:

Business & Professions § 4034:

"Manufacturer" means and includes every person who prepares, derives, produces, compounds, or repackages any drug or device excepting a pharmacy which manufactures on the immediate premises where the drug or device is sold to the ultimate consumer.

California Penal Code 2002:

Health & Safety Code § 11104.5:

Any person who knowingly or intentionally possesses any laboratory glassware or apparatus, any chemical reagent or solvent, or any combination thereof, where the value of the goods exceeds one hundred dollars ($100), or any chemical substance specified in Section 11107.1, with the intent to manufacture a controlled substance, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Don't Become a Casualty of the War on Drugs

While some may view drug use as a "victimless crime," the government views drug manufacturing and use as a direct contributor to violent crime. The federal government is leading a well funded war on drugs that measures its success by the number of arrests made and the size of drug busts. Drug manufacturing charges are pursued very seriously at both the state and federal level.

The popularity of drugs leads many people to think of drug crimes as minor offenses. Do not underestimate the seriousness of drug manufacturing charges. Most states have minimum sentencing guidelines that include prison time for drug manufacturing, possession, trafficking and distribution.

Even a simple marijuana "manufacturing" (growing) charge can result in a criminal record that makes it very difficult to find employment. If the quantity is sufficient, you can even find yourself in prison.

A serious concern if you are facing drug manufacturing charges is whether the federal government is involved. Even if the charge is originally handled by your state, it can easily be handed to federal authorities.

The federal government has an entire agency whose purpose is to obtain drug convictions, including convictions for drug manufacturing. Federal agents are experts in using high pressure tactics to obtain confessions and negotiate plea bargains that can land you in prison. Federal convictions carry severe required prison sentences based on Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Furthermore, under federal law, you will be required to fulfill 85% to 90% of your sentencing time without the possibility of parole.

Serious Charges Require Serious Defense

At The Criminal Defense Group, we have created a special department to handle drug charges, including drug manufacturing charges. It includes experienced defense attorneys who have worked as federal prosecutors and have inside knowledge of the federal and state criminal process.

Our willingness to fight drug manufacturing charges regardless of the cost to us has generated phenomenal results for our clients. One of the keys to our success is the vast team of specialists we have at our disposal to fight overzealous prosecutors at all levels of the government.

If you have or someone you know may be facing drug manufacturing charges, please do not hesitate to call us at (800) 209-4331 for a free, confidential initial consultation. Early intervention is critical to obtaining the best results.

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