The Laws in Texas: Possession of Opioids

November 14, 2019

Has your doctor ever written you a prescription for painkillers? If so, then you likely already know how much relief these drugs can provide for those in need. These types of drugs do have a dark side, though. They can be very addictive and harmful in large doses.

As a result, both the federal government and the state of Texas have criminalized the possession of opioids without a prescription. What exactly are Opioids, and what’s the law in Texas? What should you do if you’re charged with an opioid-related crime? Learn all the answers and more below.