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What is Aiding and Abetting a Drug Crime?

If a person approves and agrees to the commission of a drug crime, then he will be treated the same as the person who is accused of actually committing the crime.  This is referred to as “aiding and abetting.” How does a person aid and abet a drug crime? It’s simple.  Either he actively participates in a delivery or grow or knowingly advises or encourages it beforehand. Aiding and abetting may be inferred from circumstantial evidence including companionship and conduct surrounding the transaction.  This is because knowledge of a person’s state of mind is seldom capable of direct proof. For […]

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