• Drug Offences: Class B Drugs

    Class B drugs are considered to be dangerous to the human body, but not quite as harmful as class A substances. Types of class B drug offences include Possession, Possession with Intent to Supply, Importation / Exportation and Production of a Controlled Substance.

    Class B drugs include:

    • Amphetamines
    • Barbiturates
    • Cannabis
    • Codeine
    • Ketamine
    • Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
    • Synthetic Cathanones (eg Mephedrone, Methoxetamine)

    The penalty for possession is up to 5 years in prison and/or an unlimited fine. The penalty for supply and production is up to life in prison and/or an unlimited fine.

    I’ve been accused of a class B drug offence, what should I do?

    Being accused of a class B drug offence will most likely be a distressing time for you and those close to you, but it’s vital to keep a level head and seek professional legal advice. Here at DPP Law, our dedicated team of drug solicitors are on hand to fight your corner, contact us today for a confidential discussion about your next steps.

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