In California, Xanax possession is defined as having the prescription drug without a valid prescription. It also includes having a valid prescription, but possessing too much of the drug at once. Another type of prescription drug crime is possessing Xanax for sale.
Drug trafficking is knowingly possessing, manufacturing, selling, purchasing or delivering a controlled substance. Without a valid prescription, Xanax is considered an illegal Schedule IV controlled substance.
No. According to California law, there are two crimes connected to the Xanax possession for sale. It’s illegal to possess Xanax for sale unless it is a businesses that is allowed to sell the drug. Such businesses are places like pharmacies and hospitals. The second crime involves possessing Xanax for economic benefit, and not just for personal use.
To prove a defendant possessed Xanax to sell, a prosecutor can use the following as evidence:
Possession of Xanax for Sale is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 364 days (less than 1 year) in jail.
Yes. Some common defenses for prescription drug crimes include:
Yes. Contact a criminal lawyer about how to fight your criminal charge.
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