When we think of “drugs,” we typically think of two types: controlled substances (illegal drugs like marijuana and cocaine) and prescription drugs.
In the eyes of the law, these two types of drugs aren’t always so different. There are many scenarios where people can be arrested and charged with a crime even if they are caught with drugs that you can get from a health professional.
Moreover, charges related to prescription drugs can be just as serious as charges related to drugs typically considered more “serious.”
How might you potentially get charged with a crime related to a prescription drug in Texas?
Texas Possession Laws and Prescription Drugs
A handful of prescription drugs double as serious controlled substances. Having these [...]