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What happens if I forge a prescription for drugs in California?

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Answered by: Ron Cordova

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It is a misdemeanor or felony, depending on three things: the discretion of the prosecutor, the quantity of drugs sought and the judge. The law is deliberately flexible and is meant to consider the circumstances of each case. So here’s where telling your story becomes important. Both the court and the prosecutor have discretion; they can determine which charge you will face.

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