Utah’s Attorneys for Drug Possession
Charged with Drug Possession?
Steele Adams Hosman is here
According to Utah code 58-37-8, it is illegal for a person to knowingly and intentionally possess any controlled substance without a valid prescription from a physician. If you have been charged with possession,
please know that the defense attorneys of Steele Adams Hosman are here for you.
Utah divides drugs into schedules, classified by roman numerals I through V. A complete list is found here. Schedule I is considered the most dangerous, most addictive, and without any recognized medical benefit. The scale of severity goes down from there to V. Drugs in the V category are the least likely to cause addiction and are commonly used medically.
What happens Now?
Depending on the type of substance in possession, the amount, and previous convictions, a possession charge in Utah carries the following penalties:
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