Drug Crimes

Jun 30, 2021

Schedule IV Drug Crimes in Tennessee

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The federal and state Controlled Substances Acts determine which drugs are considered the most dangerous drugs and which are considered the least dangerous. Generally, Schedule I drugs are the most dangerous while Schedule V drugs are the least dangerous. Possession, manufacture, importation, use, and distribution of all Scheduled drugs are all considered crimes. The main [...]

Jun 3, 2021

Despite Potential Medical Uses, Hallucinogens Are Still Illegal

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There have been a number of stories in the news lately regarding the potential medical use of hallucinogens, especially for combat veterans. Psychedelic drugs have the potential to treat depressions, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other neuropsychiatric disorders. Unfortunately, they have hallucinatory side effects, which state governments and the federal government consider dangerous. Sci Tech [...]

Jan 27, 2021

Frat Members Trafficked More Than $1.5 Million in Drugs

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Frat members from three colleges in North Carolina have allegedly trafficked more than $1.5 million in drugs, according to a press release from the Department of Justice. Students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Appalachian State University (ASU) were named in the investigation. The investigation discovered that 21 students [...]

Apr 9, 2020

Proposal to Reform Tennessee’s Drug-Free School Zone Laws

By |April 9th, 2020|Drug Crimes|0 Comments

A bill recently introduced by Republican state representative Michael Curcio in the Tennessee legislature is intended to reform the state’s current drug-free school zone laws. The bill would significantly reduce the sizes of these zones. Currently, the zones cover an area encompassing 1,000 foot within any school, daycare, library, or park. Curcio’s bill would cut [...]