Drug Schedules Under the CSA

The Controlled Substances Act is the federal guidelines on drug policy in the United States. One of the ways that drugs are classified in the Controlled Substances Act is by schedules. There are several factors that dictate which drug belongs in which schedule. The classifications are as follows: Schedule I- the most dangerous category because […]

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Heroin Possession in New York & The Consequences that Follow

The U.S Department of Health and Human Services advises that the use of heroin has grown tremendously since 2007 and, as of 2014, resulted in over 10,000 deaths due to overdose.  As well as being extremely dangerous and a life-threatening addiction, heroin is a Schedule I controlled substance and is illegal under both federal and […]

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