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What is the penalty for "Deception to Obtain Dangerous Drugs?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 8 years ago.

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Ohio Revised Code 2925.22 (R.C. 2925.22) criminalizes procuring the administration of, a prescription for, or the dispensing of a dangerous drug (namely prescribed drugs of abuse). Also, possessing an uncompleted preprinted prescription blank used for writing a prescription is a felony.

If the drug involved is a Schedule I or II drug, it is a 4th degree felony under Ohio law which carries a prison sentence of not less than 6 months nor more than 18 months and a fine up to $5,000.

If the drug involved is a Schedule II, IV, or V or is marijuana, it is a 5th degree felony under Ohio law which carries a prison sentence of not less than 6 months nor more than 12 months and a fine up to $2,500.

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