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If you have a drug charge before the new law takes effect,

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Second opinion] if you have a drug charge before the new law takes effect, is it going to stay a felony or will it be a misdeamor.

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Oklahoma

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Well he had a 2 year probation, if he did certain things, which not all of it got done, that was the flea deal with no felony, but the orginal deal was 3 years probation.

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The statute that is in effect at the time the prosecutor files the charge is controlling unless the statute specifically states it applies retroactively, which most statutes do not provide for.
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