Drug offences include simple possession, trafficking, and the importing drugs into Canada. These offences are governed by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Trafficking drugs covers a broad range of actions beyond selling drugs and you can be found guilty of trafficking drugs if you administer, give, transfer, transport, send, deliver or sell an authorization to obtain drugs.
The defence of drug charges often involves challenging search warrants, including bringing applications to quash, or applications under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This is a complicated area of law in which the lawyers of Coopers, Sandler, Shime & Schwartzentruber LLP have the knowledge and expertise to assist you.
Being found guilty or receiving a conviction for a drug offence can have seriously consequences, including an impact on your ability to travel to the United States or obtain employment. The lawyers at Cooper, Sandler, Shime & Schwartzentruber LLP can assist you in obtaining the best outcome to minimize the effect of these possible collateral consequences.