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what are the penalties for sharing a prescription drug (from

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what are the penalties for sharing a prescription drug (from your legal prescription) with a friend in pain? are there penalties for even offering to share such a drug (oxycontin)?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 5 years ago.
Jacustomer,

This exchange would be treated as a delivery of a schedule II controlled substance. It would be a Class B Felony in Oregon with a possible maximum jail sentence of 10 years of prison.

In order to convict you of the crime of Delivery Of A Controlled Substance, the prosecutor would have to prove that you unlawfully, intentionally or knowingly delivered a specified controlled substance listed in Schedules I, II, III or IV of the Federal Drug Schedules.
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