H. SCOTT AALSBERG, ESQ., P.C.
NJ Illegal Possession of Prescription Drug Charge Lawyer
Possession of Prescription Drugs in other than the original dispensed container 2C:35-24
The Law: 2C:35-24.  Possession of certain prescription drugs not in the original container.

A person who possesses a controlled dangerous substance that was prescribed or dispensed lawfully may possess it only in the
container in which it was dispensed; except that the person may possess no more than a 10-day supply in other than the original
container if the person produces, upon the request of a law enforcement officer, the name and address of the practitioner who
prescribed the substance or the pharmacist who dispensed it.  A person who violates this section is a disorderly person and is
subject to a fine and up to 180 days in jail.
H. SCOTT AALSBERG, ESQ., P.C.
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Penalties for a Conviction for
Possession of a prescription drugs
NOT in the original container:
  1. Up to 180 Days in Jail
  2. Up to $1000 Fine
  3. 6 months to 2 years loss of
    drivers license
  4. If charged in school or bus
    zone 100 hours of community
    service
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In NJ the law is that you must keep your prescription drugs in the original dispensed container
otherwise you face going to jail for up to 180 days and pay a fine of up to $1000.00.  The reason
for this harsh and strict law is so that law enforcement can quickly determine who is allowed
and who is not allowed to have prescription drugs in their possession.   This offense is
commonly charged to people traveling who have put the drugs in another container for
transport.  An arrest and conviction for this offense will subject the offender to a criminal
record, fine and even up to 180 days in jail.  We can help you avoid these penalties with
Attorney Aalsberg's time proven defenses, but you must take the first step and setup the free
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