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State Drug Offences

State Drug Offences

A drug offence can include possession, use or the cultivation of a drug of dependence, or can involve the trafficking (Inc. a commercial quantity or large commercial quantity). Penalties range significantly depending on the offence and can range from a one year imprisonment for use of a drug of dependence up to life imprisonment for trafficking drugs in a commercial quantity.

The amounts of drugs and the circumstances surrounding the arrest may impact greatly on the charge. It’s vital that you receive the most accurate advice as early on as possible in the event of a drug offence.