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what is the penalty for forging a medical prescription without

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what is the penalty for forging a medical prescription without obtaining a controlled substance in Illinois
Simple forgery is a class 3 felony in Illinois

Medical Forgery, known as "Prescription Forgery" and defined under 720 ILCS 570/406(b)(3) has two distinct penalties. For the 1st Offense, it is a Felony punishable up to $100,000 fine and/or up from 1 to 3 Years in prison. A 2nd Offense is also a felony and punished up to $200,000 fine and/or from 2 to 5 Years in prison.


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