POSSESSION OF ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES
It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess a controlled substance unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by the Drug Control Act.
Firstly, Possession of a controlled substance: It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess a controlled substance. However, the substance is permissible if obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA
The possession of marihuana is unlawful. However, with a prescription, marijuana can be obtained legally.
MANUFACTURING/POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL
Distribution of a controlled substance: It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, sell, give, distribute, or possess with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance.
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Credit Card Offenses
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