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Drug Cultivation and Manufacture (Grow Houses)

Any person charged with growing or manufacturing a drug in Michigan should contact a lawyer as soon as possible in order to avoid damaging criminal penalties. No matter what illegal drug you are accused of manufacturing, our Michigan team will get you the best possible outcome in your case. If you are even under investigation for drug cultivation in Michigan, don’t hesitate to obtain an excellent attorney. It is imperative that you have a lawyer’s guidance throughout the criminal process in any Michigan defense case.

Severe Penalties for Growing or Manufacturing Drugs in Michigan

Although buying a small amount of a drug such as marijuana results in only a misdemeanor, illegally growing even a single plant results in a felony charge that could bring a lengthy jail sentence upon you. Police and prosecutors have the skill to put you behind bars unless you fight back by obtaining a talented criminal defense team. The state of Michigan has some of the toughest cultivation laws in the country, and you need the most aggressive lawyers to counteract the state’s aggressive crackdown on grow-ops.

Drug Charge Lawyers for Cultivation, Manufacture, and Grow Houses

Our lawyers work with your unique case to prove your innocence and achieve a great court result. Even if you have already started the criminal process, we can help you explore sentencing options, and offer a full range of drug charge appeal services that can help restore your reputation and freedom. Contact a criminal defense lawyer from Grabel & Associates to start your superior defense.

Drug Penalties for Manufacturing Schedule 1 or 2 Drugs in Michigan

If you manufacture, create, deliver, or possess a schedule one or two drug (such as LSD, ecstasy, morphine, methamphetamines, opium, or cocaine) with intent to manufacture, hold, or distribute, you are subject to extremely detrimental criminal penalties. According to the Michigan Penal Code (333.7401), penalties are as follows:

  • Amount less than 50 grams of any mixture containing the illicit substance (felony): Jail term of up to 20 years and a potential fine of up to $25,000.
  • Amount between 50 and 450 grams of any mixture containing the illicit substance (felony): Jail term of up to 20 years and a fine of up to $250,000.
  • Amount between 450 and 1,000 grams (1kg) of any mixture containing an illicit substance (felony): Jail term of up to 30 years and a potential fine of up to $500,000.
  • Amount over 1,000 grams (1kg) of any mixture containing an illicit substance (felony): Potential life imprisonment and fines stretching up to $1,000,000.

Certain other drugs classified as schedule one, two, or three (except marijuana) are exempt from these specific penalties, but still carry a significant punishment of up to 7 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. Schedule 4 drugs (such as valium) can result in a 4 year sentence and a fine of up to $2,000. The cultivation or manufacture of Schedule 5 drugs (such as codeine) can result in up to 2 years in prison and a fine of as much as $2,000. If you own or use a vehicle, building, or area to manufacture a controlled substance, or possess tools used to manufacture drugs, or even provide someone with tools and equipment used to make drugs, you are guilty of a felony and will face up to 10 years in jail and a possible $10,000 fine.

Attorney Defending Against Charges of Drug Manufacturing in Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Throughout Michigan

These harsh penalties are most certainly capable of destroying your life, but our first-rate defense lawyers will give you an excellent shot at freedom. We will not rest until you get the results you want in your Michigan drug production case.

Penalties for Marijuana Cultivation (Grow Houses) in Michigan

Punishment for growing marijuana in Michigan is exceedingly serious. The penalties for cultivating marijuana or a mixture containing marijuana according to the Michigan Penal Code (333.7401) are as follows:

  • Less than 5 kg or fewer than 20 marijuana plants (felony): Up to 4 years in prison and fines as large as $20,000.
  • Between 5 and 45 kg, or between 20 and 200 marijuana plants (felony): Up to 7 years in jail and a fine of up to $500,000.
  • Over 45 kg or 200 marijuana plants (felony): Up to 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000,000.

Additionally, possessing a prescription form or counterfeit prescription form for any illicit substance with the intent to create or deliver prescriptions is a felony punishable by 7 years in prison.

Serious offenses require aggressive legal representation. Grabel & Associates is a firm that believes in protecting your rights and earning your freedom. Contact us now to start working towards an outstanding result.

Our Proven Approach to Charges of Drug Cultivation & Manufacture of Drugs

We are eager to defend clients unfairly accused of manufacturing drugs in Michigan. Our team is dedicated to treating each individual case to our complete attention, and committing the time to thoroughly examine your Michigan criminal case. We have developed our criminal defense talents through defending thousands of cases, and have proven our effectiveness by achieving case dismissals and court victories. Look through our case results and see that we deserve our established reputation as one of Michigan’s best firms.

We understand the legal issues surrounding drug crime cases, and can explain them to you in a way you will understand so you can decide on the best course of action. Our attorneys give you complete control of your outcome, and will examine the details of your case so you are aware of all your options. We will aggressively work towards your chosen outcome and we guarantee you will be satisfied with your case result.

Start Defending Your Michigan Marijuana Cultivation or Drug Manufacture Charge

If you or someone you know has been accused of conducting an illegal grow operation or manufacturing an illicit drug, contact us now. We are available 24/7 for a free consultation. Call us, toll free, from Lansing, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor or anywhere else in Michigan at 1-800-342-7896. We will immediately start looking at every aspect of your drug crime case, and begin building an effective criminal defense. If you need legal representation for accusations of manufacturing drugs in Michigan, don’t hesitate to call Grabel & Associates.


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