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In charging documents what does CDS Possess - not Marhuana

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In charging documents what does CDS: Possess - not Marhuana mean?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Michael J, Esq. replied 8 years ago.
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CDS is a shortened form of "controlled substance". "CDS: Possess - not marijuana" means that the person is being charged for possession of a controlled substance that is on a higher schedule than marijuana (something worse like cocaine or prescription pills).

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