Unlike other health and safety codes, HS 11379.6 governs drug offenses in which defendants are accused of manufacturing, producing, compounding, or processing controlled substances. A meth lab is a common example of this violation, but you do not have to combine different chemicals or make a drug to be found guilty. Those who alter the chemical nature of a drug can be charged with this offense.
There aren’t a whole lot of drugs that people are commonly making at home, but over the years those who develop “drugs of choice” will sometimes begin modifying their narcotics to meet their personal tastes. This has led to some very dangerous concoctions.
Crack. There is not a huge difference between powder cocaine and crack cocaine. In fact, addicts can do the chemical alteration with relative ease.
Meth. Thanks to popular tv shows, the general public is well-aware of the purpose of a meth lab. Those who are found in possession of meth lab equipment or by product could be charged for manufacturing.
Hashish. A resin derived from marijuana, hashish can be created using special equipment. If someone is found in possession of that equipment, authorities may arrest them.
Sizzurp. A drink that has become increasingly popular is known as sizzurp, lean, or purple drank. The drink is a combination of soft drinks such as Mountain Dew or Sprite and prescription strength cough syrup. The combination has proven fatal on many occasions, but has been glamorized by past music industry icons as well as current ones. Rap icon Lil Wayne and pop star Justin Bieber have been accused of using “lean” on numerous occasions.Read More