Case study: suspension of drug charge for possession of cannabis

The client in this case accidentally entered Korea with a cannabis vape cartridge in his bag. This is a serious crime punishable by a minimum sentence of five years in prison, but Pureum Law Office did their best to defend the client and, as a result, our client avoided prison time with a suspended sentence. The client’s immigration issue that resulted from his conviction was also successfully resolved by Pureum Law Office, which allowed him to leave Korea at the time of his choosing.


Conclusion: it is a very serious crime to smuggle drugs into Korea, but in some cases and with due effort it is possible to avoid imprisonment and forced deportation.


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