Criminal Law:

Drug Distribution - Trafficking

Drug distribution/trafficking laws criminalize the selling, transportation, and illegal import of unlawful controlled substances, such as marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD, "club drugs," and heroin, into the United States . Federal and state drug distribution/trafficking laws and punishments vary according to drug type, amount, geographic location of distribution, and whether minors were sold to or targeted. Drug distribution/trafficking laws can implicate a single individual or a broad ring of people involved in organized illegal drug activity.