What Happens If You Possess A Medication Without A Prescription

It’s considered a crime in California under Business & Professions Code 4060 BP1. This type of case is often prosecuted when police find prescription drugs such as pain-killers in the hands of someone for whom the drug was not prescribed. Watch this video to understand if you can have these charges dismissed. How Does The Prosecutor…

Under The Influence Of A Controlled Substance

It is illegal to be under the influence of a controlled substance pursuant to California’s Health and Safety Code 115501. Below I explain the defenses and penalties of HS 11550. Overview Of Health & Safety Code 11550 For someone to be found guilty of HS 11550 the prosecutor must prove the following elements. You willfully2 used…

What You Need To Know About “GHB” Laws In California

GHB is a narcotic or controlled substance and its use without a valid prescription is illegal. In fact: There are at least 4 laws involving GHB you can be arrested for and prosecuted under various California statutes. Lets take a deeper look at these laws… What Is GHB? GHB is the initials for Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid…

7 Things You Should Know About California “Hash Laws”

7 Things You Should Know About California “Hash Laws”

In this post you are going to learn everything there is to know about possession of concentrated cannabis laws in California. In fact: With changes in the law it is legal in many circumstances to possess concentrated cannabis (hash). Let’s get started….. What Is Concentrated Cannabis? Concentrated cannabis means the separated resin, whether crude or purified, from…

9 Things You Should Know About “Vicodin” Laws

9 Things You Should Know About “Vicodin” Laws

Vicodin is the brand name for hydrocodone, a popular narcotic pain medication that is a Schedule II controlled substance in its pure form. Schedule II drugs have a current medically accepted use but also a high potential for abuse and dependence. When Vicodin is combined with other drugs, which it commonly is when prescribed, possessed or sold,…

Possessing Marijuana With Intent To Sell Laws In California

Although proposition 64 has made recreational marijuana possession legal it is still unlawful to sell marijuana in California except for the following two situations. Sale of marijuana by a licensed business Sale of medical marijuana by a licensed dispensary Health & Safety Code Section 11359 Defined Under Health & Safety Code 11359, it is illegal…

California “PCP” or “Angel Dust” Laws – Possession, Sale or DUI

Although it does have medical uses for animals, PCP (its scientific designation is phencyclidine) is a drug that is not prescribed for humans. Consequently, possession of PCP is always a criminal violation. Overview of PCP PCP is also known as “angel dust,” a particularly potent narcotic that is categorized as a Schedule II controlled substance1….

Understanding Possession For Sale Laws Under 11375 HS

Overview Of Health And Safety Code 11375 Under Health & Safety Code §11375, it is illegal for anyone topossess for sale, or to sell synthetic stimulants, synthetic cannabis, or otherprescription narcotics, as listed (below), unless upon the prescription of a physician, dentist, podiatrist, or veterinarian, licensed to practice in California.1 Health & Safety Code § 11375  includes…