Clarifying Drug Possession Laws

nc-stampSB 350 – Amend Drug Laws/ Ellison v. Treadway

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Danny Britt (R – Robeson), Sen. Tommy Tucker (R – Union),  Sen. Jeff Jackson (D – Mecklenburg)

This bill would clarify that possession of a prescription controlled substance that contains an opiate combined with a non-controlled substance is not punishable in trafficking in opium or heroin.

The bill also lists certain criminal penalties for offenses.

This bill has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.


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