Articles Tagged with 21 U.S.C. § 841

When you find yourself facing federal charges for manufacturing controlled substances, the stakes couldn’t be higher. These felony penalties are severe, with the potential for lengthy prison sentences, significant fines, and the forfeiture of personal assets. Understanding the complexities of these charges is essential to mounting an effective defense. As an experienced criminal defense attorney in Chicago, I have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through this challenging process. This article provides an in-depth look at federal drug manufacturing charges under 21 U.S.C. § 841, including relevant statutes, potential penalties, common defenses, and the necessity of skilled legal representation.

The Statute and Relevant Laws

Federal drug manufacturing charges are prosecuted under 21 U.S.C. § 841. This statute makes it illegal to knowingly or intentionally manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled substances. It also covers the possession of controlled substances with the intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense them. The definition of “manufacture” is extensive, encompassing the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, or processing of a drug or substance, either directly or indirectly.

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