New York Psychedelic Mushrooms
At Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, our New York Criminal Defense Lawyer staff has seen a wide variety of drug offenses and drug crimes. Some of these crimes involve the use of psychedelic mushrooms. Our New York Psychedelic Mushrooms Lawyer staff states that these mushrooms have psychoactive compounds which cause feelings of relaxation in lower dosages and in higher dosages causes intense LSD-like effects such as visual hallucinations. The effect of the drug is often dependent on how the mushrooms are consumed, the person’s metabolism and the amount of consumption. The cultivation, use, distribution and ingestion of Psychedelic Mushrooms is illegal throughout New York and throughout the United States. If you are facing drug charges associated with these drugs, contact our New York Psychedelic Mushrooms Possession Lawyer staff to learn about your legal rights and possible defense options.
On the street, Psychedelic Mushrooms are sometimes referred to as caps, shrooms, boomers, or magic mushrooms. According to our New York Psychedelic Mushrooms Possession Lawyer staff, there are over 190 different types of mushrooms that can produce a drug-like effect. Under federal law, the active ingredient in each of these types of mushrooms (chemicals Psilocybin and Psilocin) are listed as a Schedule I drug, due to the abusive nature and because mushrooms are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for medical use.
Although some individuals believe they can grow the mushrooms for personal use, it is still illegal under federal law and you can be charged with a federal drug crime. If you are charged with possession of magic mushrooms, contact our New York Psychedelic Mushrooms Lawyer staff to schedule a free consultation. Our criminal defense lawyers may utilize several strategies in your case. One strategy used in New York state court is arguing that the charged individual did not have knowledge that the mushroom possessed psilocybin. Another strategy used may include arguing that law enforcement agents violated the charged individual’s civil rights regarding search and seizure. These strategies are dependent on individual circumstances such as whether this was a first-time offense, the quantity of mushrooms and whether another crime is involved. Call our offices to learn about your possible legal options.
If you have been arrested and charged with the illegal possession of Psychedelic Mushrooms, contact our New York Drug Crime Lawyers with Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC. Please call us at 800.696.9529 or contact one of our New York City locations serving Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan, the Bronx or Brooklyn, or Westchester County or one of our Long Island locations in Nassau County or Suffolk County.