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Category: Drug Crimes

April 18, 2024
Can You Be Arrested for Having Delta 8 in South Carolina?

As the popularity of Delta-8 THC products continues to rise, so do questions about their legality. Many individuals in South Carolina are left wondering: Can you be arrested for having Delta-8? The answer is not straightforward, as the legal landscape surrounding Delta-8 THC remains complex and subject to change. At Touma Law Group, we understand […]

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April 2, 2024
Common Military Drug Crimes

In the military, active duty members are subject to a different code of laws than regular civilians. Within this code of laws, the possession of drug paraphernalia, drug usage, and drug distribution are not allowed with the military's zero-tolerance policy.  This policy means that with just one drug charge, you could be facing a discharge […]

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March 5, 2024
What is Constructive Possession in South Carolina?

Constructive possession is an important legal concept in the state of South Carolina as it pertains to the ownership and possession of contraband. Contrary to popular belief, constructive possession is a form of ownership that does not require the physical holding of an item nor does it rely on one's presence near a contraband item. […]

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January 18, 2024
Is There a Statute of Limitations on Drug Charges in SC?

A statute of limitations is a legal timeframe for filing charges for a crime. Unlike some states, South Carolina does not have statutes of limitations for any crime including a drug conviction. In South Carolina, cases for drug offenses must be filed in a timely manner. If charges are brought against you after the statute […]

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January 2, 2024
Understanding Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Charges

Being charged with drug possession or possession of drug paraphernalia can result in serious consequences in South Carolina, such as imprisonment or substantial fines. If you are facing drug paraphernalia possession charges, it may be necessary to hire a drug defense lawyer to legally represent you and defend you against the charges. Call our law […]

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December 18, 2023
LSD Drug Charges in SC

In South Carolina, drug charges related to LSD can lead to strict penalties. The severity of this type of drug charge depends on the quantity and intention to sell. Convictions can lead to jail time, severe fines, or both. Convictions can also result in long-term difficulties in finding employment, obtaining licenses, and facing discrimination. Possession […]

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December 1, 2023
What is Drug Paraphernalia?

Drug paraphernalia is any equipment, product, or material used to produce, conceal, or consume illegal drugs. This could include items such as rolling papers, pipes, bongs, syringes, scales, and other items used in drug use, concealment, or production. Drug paraphernalia does not always indicate that a person is using drugs.  It should be noted that […]

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November 24, 2023
What Constitutes Drug Trafficking in South Carolina?

What constitutes drug trafficking in South Carolina? According to drug trafficking laws, the sale or distribution of controlled substances is illegal in South Carolina. It is a drug charge felony under state law, regardless of the amount involved. Drug trafficking is a serious crime in South Carolina and carries harsh penalties. According to state law, […]

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November 17, 2023
What to Do if Charged With Drug Trafficking in Columbia, SC?

If you're charged with drug trafficking in South Carolina, act fast. First, contact a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer who understands the state's drug charges laws. Your lawyer will guide you on what to do and how to handle your criminal charges case. Don't talk to law enforcement or anyone else about the drug offense charges […]

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November 2, 2023
Delta-8 Regulations in South Carolina

Delta-8 regulations in South Carolina are currently uncertain. While it is federally legal in the United States, states can regulate its use and sale. South Carolina has not passed any definitive laws or regulations specifically addressing Delta-8 products. However, some of South Carolina's local governments have banned the sale and use of Delta-8 THC products […]

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