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Marijuana Trafficking

Under Iowa Code section 124.401(1): 

[I]t is unlawful for any person to manufacture, deliver, or possess with the intent to manufacture or deliver, a controlled substance ... or to act with, enter into a common scheme or design with, or conspire with one or more other persons to manufacture, deliver, or possess with the intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance.

Marijuana, for most purposes, is classified as a Schedule I controlled substance. See Iowa Code § 124. 204(4)(m). Under Iowa Code § 124.401(1)(d), the crime of transporting and possessing marijuana with intent to distribute is an offense constituting a class “D” felony.

Lawyers for Trafficking in Marijuana in Des Moines, Iowa

After an arrest for trafficking in marijuana, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney in Des Moines, Iowa. The lawyers McCarthy & Hamrock, P.C. represent clients throughout the City of Des Moines and the surrounding areas of West Des Moines, Waukee, Pleasant Hill, Johnston, Clive, Carlisle, Ankeny, Windsor Heights, Bondurant, Grimes, Norwalk, Urbandale, and Altoona.

We also represent clients throughout the five counties in the greater Des Moines area including Polk County, Warren County, Dallas County, Madison County, Marion County and Jasper County, Iowa.

If you were arrested by an officer with the Des Moines Police Department or another local law enforcement officer for any type of drug offense, including marijuana trafficking, then contact our office to schedule a confidential consultation with an experienced attorney.

Our attorneys also handle federal marijuana crimes being prosecuted in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa in the offices in Des Moines, Davenport, or Council Bluffs.

Call (515) 279-9700 today to discuss your case.


Additional Resources

NORML on Iowa Marijuana Trafficking Laws - Visit the website for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) to learn more about the penalties for marijuana trafficking crimes in Iowa. Find information on conditional release, mandatory minimum sentences, Medical CBD and tax stamps. Find a charge for penalties, incarceration and the maximum fine for possession, cultivation or distribution, hash and THC concentrates.


This article was last updated on Friday, July 14, 2017.

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