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Sec. 7. (a)?A person who, without a valid prescription or order of a practitioner acting in the course of the practitioner's professional practice, knowingly or intentionally possesses a:
(1)?controlled substance or controlled substance analog (pure or adulterated), classified in schedule I, except marijuana, hashish, or salvia; or
(2)?controlled substance or controlled substance analog (pure or adulterated), classified in schedule II, III, or IV;
commits possession of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor, except as provided in subsection (b).
(b)?The offense is a Level 6 felony if the person commits the offense and an enhancing circumstance applies.
(c)?A person who, without a valid prescription or order of a practitioner acting in the course of the practitioner's professional practice, knowingly or intentionally obtains:
(1)?more than four (4) ounces of schedule V controlled substances containing codeine in any given forty-eight (48) hour period unless pursuant to a prescription;
(2)?a schedule V controlled substance pursuant to written or verbal misrepresentation; ?or
(3)?possession of a schedule V controlled substance other than by means of a prescription or by means of signing an exempt narcotic register maintained by a pharmacy licensed by the Indiana state board of pharmacy;
commits a Class A misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-48-4-7 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-35-criminal-law-and-procedure/in-code-sect-35-48-4-7.html
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