Drug Offenses

Me Amar has defended an array of drug crimes, ranging from possession to trafficking and importation. Me Amar will carefully assess the evidence and arrange your best defense. Moreover, Me Amar is a skilled negotiator and has obtained excellent bargain pleas for her clients.

What is a drug offense?

There are a variety of drug offenses, which may range from simple possession, possession for the purposes of trafficking, importation, exportation and production.

The Controlled Drugs and Substances Act lists which drugs are illegal in Canada. The Prosecution must provide the defense with a certificate to prove that the substance in question is in fact illegal. It is incumbent on your representation to analyze this certificate and verify the quantity as well as the particular substance in question.

A conviction under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act is a criminal record which could have serious consequences.

For more details, please see a link to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act:

What defenses do I have?

If you are charged with a drug crime your defense will usually be found in the legality of your arrest or the legality of the search. If your rights were breached, you need an experienced lawyer to defend your rights and challenge the Crown’s evidence with a well-founded Charter motion.