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Have you been charged with a drugs offence, such as possession of controlled drugs like cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin or amphetamines? If so, it’s important to seek legal advice from a specialist criminal lawyer as soon as possible. Thorley Stephenson’s solicitors are recognised criminal defence specialists based in Edinburgh and can help you.

Drugs Offences in Scotland

The relevant law governing drugs offences in Scotland and, indeed, in the UK is the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, as amended. Some of the most serious offences you can be charged with include the following:-

  • possession of controlled drugs
  • possession with intent to supply
  • supply of controlled drugs
  • production of controlled drugs
  • cultivation of cannabis  

Banned substances in the UK include Class A drugs such as heroin, cocaine and ecstasy. Class B includes amphetamines or cannabis and Class C includes less harmful drugs such as anabolic steroids.

Many people in Scotland fail to realise the significance of a conviction for a possession or supplying offence. If you have been charged with an offence or if you have any concerns or worries about the prosecution process, it’s important you speak to one of our solicitors without delay.

Lawyers for Drugs Crimes Edinburgh

For legal advice regarding drugs offences or any other criminal charge, Thorley Stephenson SSC’s criminal solicitors can help. Please contact us today on 01315569599 to speak to one of our solicitors about your case.

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