Production, possession of and trafficking narcotics and drugs

Mr. Xavier Cormier, a lawyer, defends individuals charged with production, possession of and trafficking drugs and narcotics. The terms “drugs” and “narcotics” are synonymous in nature. The offences of producing, possessing and trafficking narcotics are distinct because of their subject-matter and the sentences related to them. Many forbidden substances are mentioned in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act apart from the most widely known drugs such as marijuana (cannabis) or

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A client already having a criminal record receives an absolute discharge

Christos Karteris, a criminal lawyer working for Cormier Simard, was defending a client charged with possession of 47 grams of cannabis resin (Section 4 Controlled Drugs and Substances Act). This client already had a criminal record for impaired driving. Nevertheless, he wished to receive a discharge to avoid having problems with his employer. The client pleaded guilty to the drug possession charge. Mr Karteris had the client testify, and the

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A client is acquitted of possession of various drugs

Mr. Luc Simard, a criminal lawyer, was representing a client in Court, who was charged with possession of amphetamine, methamphetamine and cannabis (Section 4 Controlled Drugs and Substances Act) and with driving with impaired faculties (Section 253 Criminal Code).Mr. Simard discussed certain specifics about the evidence with the Prosecutor. The client pleaded guilty to drunken driving; the drug charges were withdrawn and the client was acquitted of these.Not all Mr.

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A client charged with cannabis possession is acquitted

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with simple possession of a small quantity of cannabis (Section 4 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act). Mr. Cormier contacted the Prosecutor to discuss finding a solution. Mr. Cormier’s client made a donation to a charity organization, and the Prosecutor dropped the charges. Therefore, the client was acquitted.Not all clients of lawyer Xavier Cormier are acquitted. See notice.

A client charged with possession of cannabis receives an absolute discharge

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with simple possession of over 200 grams of marijuana (Section 4 (1) (4) b) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act). Mr. Cormier negotiated with the Prosecutor. Mr. Cormier’s client made a donation to a charity organization and then pleaded guilty to the cannabis possession charge. The lawyers suggested the Judge grant Mr. Cormier’s client an absolute discharge. The Judge agreed.Not all Mr.

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Example of a case defended by Mr. Xavier Cormier: possession of narcotics

A client of Xavier Cormier, the criminal defense lawyer, was charged with possession of narcotics,cannabis.The client already had a history of similar issues, for which he had been convicted to pay a fine. Nevertheless, Mr. Xavier Cormier successfully reached an absolute discharge in this case by negotiating with the prosecutor and defending the client’s case in court. The client made a donation to the Bureau d'aide aux victimes d'actes criminels.Each

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