Melissa Linebaugh

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Melissa Linebaugh graduated with honors from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is a member of the Maryland bar. She has a background in criminal, disability, and family law. Ms. Linebaugh works as a general practitioner.

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Articles By Melissa Linebaugh

Possession of a Controlled Substance in California
California classifies not only well-known drugs like methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine as controlled substances, but also the compounds used to manufacture them.
Arkansas Sale of a Controlled Substance Laws
Learn about the penalties for selling drugs in Arkansas.
Possession of a Controlled Substance in Arkansas
Arkansas classifies not only well-known drugs like marijuana, heroin, and cocaine as controlled substances, but also the compounds used to manufacture them.
Iowa Sale of a Controlled Substance Laws
All states regulate and control the possession of controlled dangerous substances (CDS), though each differs in its exact definition of CDS and the penalties for their possession. Iowa considers not only well-known drugs like marijuana, heroin, and cocaine to be controlled substances, but also the compounds used to manufacture them.
Possession of a Controlled Substance in Alaska
Learn about the criminal penalties for drug possession in Alaska
Possession of a Controlled Substance in Idaho
All states regulate and control the possession of controlled dangerous substances (CDS), though each differs in its exact definition of CDS and the penalties for their possession.
Florida Sale of a Controlled Substance Laws
Every state regulates the sale of controlled dangerous substances (CDS), though each differs in its definition of CDS and the penalties for their sale. Florida classifies not only well-known drugs like marijuana, heroin and cocaine as controlled substances, but also the compounds used to manufacture them.
Possession of a Controlled Substance in Florida
Florida classifies not only well-known drugs like marijuana, heroin and cocaine as controlled substances, but also the compounds used to manufacture them.
Possession of a Controlled Substance in Arizona
All states regulate and control the possession for personal use of controlled dangerous substances (CDS), though each differs in its exact definition of CDS and the penalties for possession. Arizona classifies not only well-known drugs like marijuana, heroin, and cocaine as controlled substances,
Possession of a Controlled Substance in Alabama
Alabama divides its CDS into five “schedules,” according to their degree of dangerousness