Prescription Drug Crimes
Memphis Drug Attorney
Some of the many offenses involving prescription medication include "doctor
shopping" in order to obtain prescriptions from multiple doctors
under false pretenses or soliciting doctors to overprescribe in order
to obtain excess amounts of medication. Another crime is the illegal selling
or distributing of scheduled prescription drugs. Some of the prescription
drugs involved in these various crimes include morphine derivatives such
as codeine, morphine, and methadone. Some depressants such as barbiturates
and sleep medications are also involved in these types of
If you are arrested and charged with illegal distribution of a prescription
medication, or healthcare fraud for exploiting the system to obtain excess
medication, then you could face severe penalties upon conviction. The
penalties for criminal activity involving prescription drugs will depend
on the schedule of drug, the amount involved, and other specifics of your
case. If you are charged with felony possession of a Schedule II prescription
drug, then you could face up to 12 years in prison if convicted.
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