Defending NJ 2C:35-10.2. Possession of GHB.
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NJ Statute: 2C:35-10.2. Possession, etc. of gamma hydroxybutyrate; penalties.
a. It is a crime of the third degree for any person, knowingly or purposely, to obtain, or to possess, gamma hydroxybutyrate unless the substance was obtained directly, or pursuant to a valid prescription or order form from a practitioner, while acting in the course of his professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by P.L.1970, c.226 (C.24:21-1 et seq.).
b. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.2C:43-3 or any other law, a fine of up to $100,000.00 may be imposed upon a person who violates this section.
L.1997,c. 194, s.4.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:35-10.2, Violation 2C:35-10.2, Offense 2C:35-10.2
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Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.