i live in CO , i went a shared my percs with a few friends can i get a police charge even though i never sold any? my mom said as long as you give them and not sell them then i wouldnt get in trouble???
Sorry mom, you are wrong... Don't take it the wrong way. It doesn't matter if you sell percs or just give them away, percs like all other narcotics, opiates, are a federally controlled substance, meaning it is a crime to dispense the medication to anyone other than the person who's name is on the script... CRIME!!!
Look at this way, you are good intentioned, but what if you gave a perc to a buddy who had a terrible migraine, and then that persons throat tightened up and they had a terrible reaction to the med and died... You are on the hook for that death... that's why only the person the script was written for can take the med.
Hope this helps,
If you read your label carefully it will tell you not to share this medication with anyone else. There is a reason for this. One it is a law, & 2 how would you feel if that person had an allergiec reaction to that medication? They would end up inm the ER & the police would be involved for sure wanting to know how he got the meds in the first place.! You are putting yourself in a predicament that you don't want to be in. There is an old saying what you tell one person they will tell 10 people & each of them will tell 10 people , & on & on. Pretty soon the whole town will know where to go to get percs! So please do not start this habit... Just my thoughts...
It would still be considered drug trafficking despite no money being exchanged. You have to be careful around people who ask to "borrow" rx meds, they often will steal from you. If one of these people were to mix this with something else or simply OD, and it was discovered that you provided that medication, you could be charged with that as well. Your mom is wrong.
The others are right, mom is wrong, (sorry mom!) It is a federal offense to share prescription drugs of ANY kind, not just opioids. Every Rx bottle says "Federal law prohibits the transfer of this drug to any person other than the patient for whom it is prescribed" It doesnt say the "sale" fom this drug, it says any transfer, so giving someone your meds can get you in trouble. This is a fact, because it happened to a friend of mine. She gave an aquaintance a few pills and that aquaintance had a warrant out for his arrest and was picked up the same evening she gave him the pills. The police found the pills and told this person if he said who it was who gave him the pills they would lighten his charges so, of course, he ratted her out, and the next thing she knew, SHE was being picked up by the police for distributing drugs!!! DO NOT SHARE YOUR RX DRUGS WITH ANYONE!!!
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