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I don't understand. You purchased a prescription medication for which you had a prescription? Is that correct?
Just to be clear, you were essentially just picking up the prescription for your father, who had a prescription for this medication correct?
Is that's correct, what medication was it?
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However, in the meantime, what you did was a violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.5, which is New Jersey’s Prescription Drug Statute. That law states that it is illegal to carry prescription drugs and other medications without a valid prescription for you.
There is a defense to this, although it is a little shaky. Section g states that this isn't applicable if "a common carrier or messenger when transporting such prescription legend drug or stramonium preparation in the same unbroken package in which the prescription legend drug or stramonium preparation was delivered to him for transportation". You can argue that you are a messenger, since you don't meet the definition of a common carrier, but you really weren't a messenger as that term is meant in the statute. Still, it is a defense.
The actual statute can be seen at http://law.onecle.com/new-jersey/2c-the-new-jersey-code-of-criminal-justice/35-10.5.html
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