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  • Can You Be Convicted of a Drug Crime by Association?
    Can You Be Convicted of a Drug Crime by Association?

    In Minnesota, a person could be charged with drug possession —even if he/she doesn’t have physical possession of the substance. The state courts can still convict someone of this drug crime by ...

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  • Drug Courts in Minnesota
    Drug Courts in Minnesota

    Drug possession in Minnesota is associated with harsh penalties. A conviction for a small amount of various types of controlled substances is punishable by a maximum five-year prison term and fines ...

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  • Drug Trafficking in Minnesota
    Drug Trafficking in Minnesota

    Drug trafficking is a statewide and international illegal trade which involves the cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and sale of controlled substances. It is estimated that the drug industry ...

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  • Minnesota Marijuana Laws
    Minnesota Marijuana Laws

    The legalization of cannabis has swept the country over the past decade. So far, ten states have legalized recreational use of marijuana, while 33 states made it legal to use the plant for medical ...

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  • 6 Common Defenses for Drug Possession
    6 Common Defenses for Drug Possession

    From cocaine and heroin to cannabis and prescription medication, drug possession charges are serious in Minnesota. Possession of small amounts of a Schedule I, II, III, or IV controlled substance is ...

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  • Five Degrees of Drug Possession Crimes & Penalties
    Five Degrees of Drug Possession Crimes & Penalties

    Drug possession crimes are often portrayed as the “least serious” of drug crimes throughout entertainment media. But the truth is that a single drug possession conviction can bring heavy penalties, ...

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