C) An end user or person in possession of any controlled substance pursuant to a legal order of a professional or in legal possession of a Schedule V substance, unless otherwise prohibited. Whether you have been arrested for drug possession, drug manufacturing, or drug distribution, you should contact a Medford drug crime lawyer from The Law Office of Justin Rosas right away. To prove a commercial drug offense, the state will allege in the indictment sufficient factors of a commercial drug offense under subsections (and (of this section). Human Rights Watch supported the measure and has long advocated that states and the federal government decriminalize the use and possession for personal use of all drugs and instead focus on harm reduction and health-based approaches to problematic substance use.
ORS 475,005 to 475,285 and 475,752 to 475,980 shall be applied and interpreted to accomplish its general purpose of standardizing the law with respect to the subject of ORS 475,005 to 475,285 and 475,752 to 475,980 among those states that enact similar laws. Measure 110 reduces the personal drug possession charge from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E violation (a non-criminal offense similar to a traffic ticket). Possession of narcotics, marijuana, or prescription drugs can result in a more significant consequence or a misdemeanor penalty. This section does not apply to a drug containing pseudoephedrine or ephedrine or a salt, isomer, or salt of an isomer of pseudoephedrine or ephedrine when the drug is transferred with a doctor's prescription.
D) A veterinarian, physician, physician assistant licensed under ORS 677,505 to 677,525, nurse practitioner licensed under ORS 678,375 to 678,390, naturopathic physician licensed under ORS chapter 685, pharmacist, retailer, wholesaler, manufacturer, stockist or common carrier, or an agent of any of these persons possessing an iodine matrix in the regular course of lawful business activities; or. E) To manufacture, deliver or possess any punch, die, plate, stone or other object designed to print, print or reproduce the trademark, trade name or other identifying mark, printing or device of another or any resemblance of any of the foregoing on any medicinal product or packaging or labeling of themselves to convert the drug into a counterfeit substance. C) Notwithstanding paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection, illegal possession of methadone is a Class C felony if the possession is a commercial drug offense under ORS 475,900 (b). State Criminal Justice Commission records show that about 9,000 people were arrested each year in Oregon for simple drug possession prior to Measure 110. Drug laws in Oregon fall into three main categories, which include illegal possession of controlled substances, illegal manufacture of controlled substances, and the illegal distribution of controlled substances.
The new law will invest resources in voluntary treatment and other support for people struggling with problem drug use, while eliminating criminal penalties that cause devastating harm. A) A company that retails a finished drug containing dextromethorphan, or an employee of the company, cannot sell or deliver the finished drug to a person who is 17 years of age or younger. Possessed pseudoephedrine in circumstances that are consistent with typical medicinal or household use, as indicated by factors including, but not limited to, storage location, date of purchase, possession of products in a variety of strengths, brands, types or purposes, and expiration date.