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What constitutes a 'detectable' amount of methamphetamine in

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What constitutes a 'detectable' amount of methamphetamine in solution? As in Virginia's methamphetamine manufacturing law
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 year ago.

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Virginia's "Use of Terms" statute which provides definitions for its controlled substance statutes, does not define "detectable amount.

When a statute does not define a particular term, then the ordinary dictionary definition applies. A detectable amount of methamphetamine in solution would be any amount that would make a solution test positive for the presence of methamphetamine.