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Ecstasy Charges & Defense in Phoenix, AZ

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If you've been arrested for possession or distribution of ecstasy (also called Adam, ecstasy, XTC, E, and X, MDMA), you could face serious drug crime penalties. Proposition 300 allows for treatment programs for those who are found to be in possession of drugs for their own use, and the law names the threshold amount for each drug. For ecstasy, the threshold amount allowed for the application of this proposition is 4 grams of the drug. Any arrest for possession of this drug requires a skilled Phoenix criminal defense lawyer.

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Ecstasy Penalties

When an individual is found to possess more than the threshold amount of ecstasy, they will be charged with possession with the intent to distribute. It doesn't matter to the prosecutor whether you claim that you had no intention to sell it; you will be facing serious felony charges and if convicted, could spend years in state prison. The penalty for a first offense for this offense can be up to 5 years in prison.

Arizona Ecstasy Laws

If you are found to be in possession of a small amount of the drug, the treatment programs that are now required have stringent restrictions and some of what you will be required to do includes: "If a person who is convicted of a violation of this section is granted probation, the court shall order that as a condition of probation the person perform not less than three hundred sixty hours of community restitution with an agency or organization that provides counseling, rehabilitation or treatment for alcohol or drug abuse, an agency or organization that provides medical treatment to persons who abuse controlled substances, an agency or organization that serves persons who are victims of crime or any other appropriate agency or organization." You will also be subject to random drug testing and a fine of at least $2,000.

Discuss Your Charges Confidentially with a Lawyer

When an individual is facing drug charges, Knowles Law Firm, PLC is prepared to fight aggressively to defend the case. There are often strong options to defend drug cases and with a complete review of your circumstances, you can be advised by a defense lawyer from the firm how to move forward and fight the charge.

Attorney Anthony Knowles is a former law enforcement officer and knows the "system" inside and out, from both sides. This can create an advantage for the client who is facing any drug charge, and ecstasy is no exception.

The criminal defense lawyer from Knowles Law Firm, PLC will fight hard for your defense, every step of the way.

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