Norco Abuse Charges
Brighton Criminal Defense Attorney Defends Prescription Drug Charges
While Norco is considered a prescription drug, it is still classified as a Class C substance since it contains hydrocodone. If you have been accused of possessing Norco without a prescription or selling Norco fraudulently, then you may be charged with a crime. To increase your chances of avoiding penalties for Norco abuse, talk to
Brighton criminal defense attorney, Adam Russell. He offers tough and uncompromising legal representation for those accused of a criminal offense in Boston.
Norco is an opioid that is a combination of acetaminophen, which is used to block the brain's receptors, and hydrocodone, which gives patients a feeling of relaxation and euphoria. Hydrocodone can be highly addictive and therefore, it is classified as a Class C drug.
Penalties for Norco Possession in Massachusetts
In Massachusetts, individuals who are found with Norco and don't have a valid prescription may be charged with a misdemeanor. The prosecution may try to prove that you didn't have a prescription or that you were using was not yours.
Penalties for Norco Sales in Massachusetts
The crime for selling a small amount of Norco is called possession with intent to distribute class B substance. The penalty for this crime is up to 2 ½ years in jail for each count in the complaint.
Need an Attorney for Norco Charges in Boston?
Obtain the legal support you need by contacting a Brighton drug lawyer at Russell Defense Firm. The firm offers a free case evaluation for those who want to find out more about how Attorney Russell can defend their
drug crime charges.. Don't wait until the court date- that's too late.