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A person is guilty of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree when he or she knowingly and unlawfully possesses:
1. one or more preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances containing a narcotic drug and said preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances are of an aggregate weight of eight ounces or more; or
2. methadone and said methadone weighs five thousand seven hundred sixty milligrams or more.
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree is a class A-I felony.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 220.21 Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/penal-law/pen-sect-220-21/
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