Forged Prescription Defense Lawyers in Calgary, Alberta’s
Arrested for Using a Forged Prescription in Alberta?
In Alberta, the use, misuse, and/or abuse of drugs is prevalent. With narcotics and street drugs readily available, narcotic crimes are no longer solely based around street drugs or recreational drugs – e.g. marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, etc.
Prescription drugs and medications, typically used for medicinal purposes, are now commonly included in drug crimes, including drug trafficking crimes. With the prevalence of the today’s technology, the possession of forged prescriptions or the ability to forge prescriptions is on the rise.
Alberta’s drug possession laws consider both possessing a forged prescription and/or a prescription pad a crime, with very serious penalties. If you’ve been charged with forging a prescription or possessing a prescription pad, consult Greg Dunn, a focused drug lawyer at– 1-587-315-0666. Don’t let the prosecution add a to your drug crime charge … protect your rights.
What is Considered a Forged Prescription under Alberta Law?
Forging a prescription is defined as illegally acquiring pharmaceuticals for either personal use or for profit. Personal use is defined as the intent to ingest the medication or compounds for the effect, with the clear intent of getting high or intoxicated. The acquisition of illegal drugs for the purpose of profit means you intend to traffic (sell or distribute) the prescribed medications, which bears heavier drug possession penalties.
Blatantly writing your own prescription on a blank pad or increasing the quantity on an otherwise legitimate doctor prescription are both examples of a forged prescription, under .
Examples of Common Prescription Medications on a False Scribe
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