Legal Question in Criminal Law in New Mexico

what is controlled substance, possession prohibited mean?

Asked on 9/04/12, 10:41 pm

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Salim Khayoumi Khayoumi Law Firm

You're likely referring to NMSA 1978, Section 30-31-23. This New Mexico statute makes the intentional possession of non-legal drugs a criminal act. Some examples include but are not limited to, the intentional possession of marijuana, cocaine, prescription drugs not prescribed to the specific person by a medical doctor, etc.

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Answered on 9/04/12, 11:04 pm


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