Information About Ecstasy
Representation from a Miami Ecstasy Attorney
Also known as MDMA, ecstasy is considered a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act, along with other serious drugs such as heroin. Ecstasy is known for its damaging properties, and the government has put forth great effort to prevent the manufacturing,
trafficking, transportation or
possession of this drug. FBI agents have also been known to become involved in more serious cases of ecstasy abuse. Those who are charged with ecstasy-related offenses have their life on the line, making it crucial to speak with a
Miami drug crime lawyer.
Often found in cities or on college campuses, ecstasy is often imported from countries around the world. It is most often found to be used in the state by older teens to young adults. It can be found has tablets, capsule or powder. Known for its hallucinogenic properties, many club goers may turn to this drug as their choice. It is considered the "love drug," making those who take it more open to others. Other side effects of ecstasy can be both physical and psychological, and may include kidney failure, and increased heart fate, paranoia and more.
Depending on the amount of ecstasy a person is found with along with what their involvement with the drug was, a conviction can constitute as a misdemeanor or a felony. The mandatory minimum sentencing for those found trafficking ecstasy include the following:
- $50,000 fine and 3 year prison sentence for between 10g-200g;
- $100,000 fine and 7 year prison sentence for between 220g-400g;
- $500,000 fine and 25 years prison sentence for between 28g-30 kg
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If you are found with ecstasy, you may not only have a criminal charge added to your record, but may be places behind bars for years along with paying high charges. Our team will investigate the circumstances of your arrest to see what components can be incorporated into our defensive plan. As a former prosecutor, one of our founding attorneys can bring valuable insight into how the prosecuting team will handle your charges. A drug crime conviction can have long lasting effects that negatively impact your life in a number of ways, but our team at Parks & Braxton, PA is here to help. Contact a Miami ecstasy attorney from our office; someone is available to answer 24/7 to answer your call.