Explaining California Drug Charges
In this video posted online, San Diego defense attorney Ryan Tegnelia answers several online questions about drug crimes. This includes explaining California’s drug classification system, how drug charges increase can in severity, and how you can avoid being named as an accessory to drug sales. Drug charges fall under the California Health and Safety Code, with different statutes for different types of drugs such as prescription drugs, steroids, opiates, and others. Drug crimes can lead to misdemeanor or felony charges. The right defense for a drug crimes charge will be one based on circumstances specific to the case.