Prescribing or Ordering Dangerous Drugs

Have You Been Charged with Prescribing or Ordering Dangerous Drugs in Georgia?

There are hundreds of crimes related to drugs in Georgia. When charged with a drug crime, many people think they have no options but to plead guilty. This could not be further from the truth. A charge is not the same as a conviction! No matter what type of dangerous drug crime you have been charged with, the Law Office of Lawson and Berry is here to help. Our Georgia Dangerous Drug Attorneys have over fifty combined years of criminal defense experience. Let our expertise work for you today. 

Georgia Law on Prescribing or Ordering Dangerous Drugs

No person shall prescribe or order the dispensing of a dangerous drug, except a registered practitioner who is:

(1) Licensed or otherwise authorized by this state to prescribe dangerous drugs;

(2) Acting in the usual course of his professional practice; and

(3) Prescribing or ordering such dangerous drug for a legitimate medical purpose.

O.C.G.A. §16-13-78.1

Penalty for Violating O.C.G.A. §16-13-78.1

If convicted of prescribing or ordering Dangerous Drugs in Georgia, you will be guilty of a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor convictions in Georgia carry fines up to $1,000, jail time up to one year, or both.

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If you have been charged with a dangerous drug crime in Georgia, the Attorneys at Lawson and Berry can help! We have over 50 combined years of criminal defense experience. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

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