Defending NJ 2C:35-5.3a. Criminalization, degree of crime.
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NJ Statute: 2C:35-5.3a. Criminalization, degree of crime.
a. It is a crime for any person knowingly or purposely to manufacture, distribute or dispense, or to possess or have under his control with intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense substances containing: 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone, 4-MMC); 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV); 3,4-methylenedioxymethcathinone (methylone, MDMC), 4-methoxymethcathinone (methedrone, bk-PMMA, PMMC); 3-fluoromethcathinone (3-FMC); or 4-fluoromethcathinone (flephedrone, 4-FMC).
b.A person who violates subsection a. of this section where the quantity involved is one ounce or more is guilty of a crime of the second degree.
c.A person who violates subsection a. of this section where the quantity involved is less than one ounce is guilty of a crime of the third degree.
L.2011, c.120, s.2.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:35-5.3a, Violation 2C:35-5.3a, Offense 2C:35-5.3a
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