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  • 213-626-3100


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  • 818-786-6829

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Successful Los Angeles Lawyer for Drug-Related Crimes

Whether you are dealing with possession of a controlled substance or the accusation of being involved in the sale and/or manufacturer of controlled substances, obtaining the right legal representation is crucial. The Law Offices of Bruce Richland, P.C. have helped clients in Los Angeles—with office locations in Encino and Downtown Los Angeles. Bruce Richland has gotten charges dropped and sentences reduced for more than 20 years.

The Controlled Substance Act is a consolidation of laws which regulate the possession, manufacturing, and distribution of narcotics, depressants, stimulants, anabolic steroids, hallucinogens, and chemicals used to illicitly produce controlled substances or illegal drugs. This Act separates narcotics into 5 different categories or “schedules.” Some of the most common narcotics are listed below for informational purposes.

Schedule 1 Narcotics:

  • Heroin
  • Bath Salts
  • Ecstasy
  • PCP
  • LSD

Schedule 2 Narcotics:

  • Cocaine
  • Oxycodone
  • Vicodin
  • Methamphetamine
  • Ritalin
  • Adderall
  • Opium

Schedule 3 Narcotics:

  • Ketamine
  • Anabolic Steroids
  • Testosterone
  • Products with less than 90 mg of codeine per dose

Schedule 4 Narcotics:

  • Xanax
  • Somas
  • Valium
  • Ativan
  • Ambien
  • Rohypnol

Schedule 5 Narcotics:

  • Robitussin AC
  • Pregabalin
  • Pyrovalerone
  • Cough medicines with less than 200 mg of codeine per dose
  • Lacosamide

Controlled substance crimes are one of the most serious charges that can carry life changing consequences. If you or someone you know has been arrested, or is being investigated for drug crime, we urge you to get in touch with us today. As an experienced California criminal defense lawyer, Bruce Richland knows how to protect your rights and your freedom.