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If I have a prescription for a drug, does Illinois law dictate the dosage of the prescription as well as the drug or just drug?
Under the Illinois controlled substance act, the law states that to possess a controlled substance I require a valid prescription for the drug. However the law does NOT state that dosage of the drug is a part of a valid prescription. Which leads me to my question. Since the law does not specify that I need to have the exact dosage as it appears on my prescription, is it unlawful to carry with me a different dosage other than prescribed?
You mean like carrying the bottle instead of just one pill? Generally, the police don't like it when you carry pills...
Did the officer who detained me have appropriate reasonable suspicion to detain and question me?
I was arrested over a year ago for unlawful possession of a S4 substance to wit a quarter of a pill of Xanax. I am being charged with felony possession and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. From what I can remember on the police report, he approached to investigate because one of the occupants of the vehicle looked too young to be smoking tobacco. I was 17 at the time and my passenger was 19, but when he approached the vehicle he did not ask about tobacco but instead asked me if I was smoking marijuana. I showed him the pack of cigarettes and asked if I could leave and he said that I may not. After being detained for 30 minutes about if I was in possession of drugs I refused to answer his questions and asked to be set free or arrested, I was searched and arrested and at that point drugs were found. Is the subjective "looking too young" (I was 4 or so months from turning legal age) reasonable suspicion to investigate? I can certainly understand if I were say 14 but its quite hard to tell the difference between 17 and 18 in the middle of the night. I am also under the impression he may have lied in his report.
I think you put your finger on the answer when you said "it's quite hard to tell the difference between 17 and 18 in...
When I am given a prescription for a drug that is controlled, does it authorize me to carry ANY dosage of that drug?
I am being charged as a juvenile for felony unlawful possession of a s4 drug (xanax) I am prescribed xanax by my doctor at the dosage of 1mg, but was arrested with 2mg. Does my script ONLY authorize me to carry 1mg pills? This is my first offense, I had expected the cop to have just taken the thing away from me. But the police in this town are known for being overzealous with their drug task force. Now I am facing a felony charge for possession over one pill. Is it possible the judge may show leniency?
Whenever you go anywhere, carry to prescription bottle with you. With a valid prescription for this, I do not think you...
How do I go about getting my license back
I need to know how to reinstate my license. I currently have my license revocated. Thanks. Sean
First, go to the SOS facility and purchases "court purposes" abstract for $12. Take that abstract to a license...
Auto Insurance Rate for DUI Supervision
Currently under a DUI supervision (first time offender). Plead guilty to DUI since I decided to take breathalyzer at police station. Had my court date and prosecutor and judge agreed to rescind the summary suspension, but still had to put BAID device in vehicle. Received letter from Secretary of State showing suspension was rescinded, off my record, and valid license. Supervision goes to December 2015. Due to the above information, will current auto insurance company or future ones be able to know about this if I complete my supervision with no conviction? I understand that the arrest will never be sealed or expunged and SOS will always show that Summary Suspension on court abstract records. My attorney told me auto insurance companies don't have availability to "court records."
Criminal records are generally public so I'm not sure why your attorney told you that unless your case is to be sealed...
Do you get good time while in periodic imprisonment
sentenced to 90 days work release misdemeanor dui reduced to reckless driving
Your sentencing documents will show what category exists. Have your criminal defense attorney interpret it for your...
3rd DUI jail time verses substance abuse treatment
My nephew has been charged with his 3rd DUI (within the last 15 years) along with a hit and run( nobody got hurt). He needs help with his alcoholism. Can the judge give him probation with the terms to complete an inpatient substance abuse program instead of sentencing him to jail. He has money to pay for treatment. He needs help not jail. Also he will have to do the mandatory minimum of 10 days jail or 480 community services on top- correct
The judge can allow this. Whether he or she will is another question. Hopefully your nephew will have a good attorney...