Hydrocodone Possession

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Possession of Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab or Norco) is a serious crime in Massachusetts. Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C outlines the penalties for illegal possession of this drug. This drug typically falls under Class C Substance in Massachusetts. A conviction for illegal possession of a Class C Substance carries harsh penalties.

Percocet Possession

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Possession of Percocet is a serious crime in Massachusetts. Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C outlines the penalties for possession of Percocet. Percocet is a Class B Substance in Massachusetts. A conviction for illegal possession of Percocet carries stiff penalties.

Oxycodone Possession

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Possession of Oxycodone is a serious crime in Massachusetts. Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C outlines the penalties for possession of Oxycodone. Oxycodone is a Class B Substance in Massachusetts. A conviction for illegal possession of Oxycodone carries stiff penalties.

Ativan (Lorazepam) Possession

Ativan requires a valid prescription for legal use.

Ativan is a Benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines, also known as ‘benzos’, are considered tranquilizers and they are mainly used to treat anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks, seizures and alcohol withdrawal. Benzos act on the central nervous systems causing several effects including: anxiolytic effects (anxiety relief); hypnotic effects (promotes sleep); anticonvulsant effects, and sedating effects.

Valium (Diazepam) Possession

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Valium is a Benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines, also known as ‘benzos’, are considered tranquilizers and they are mainly used to treat anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks, seizures and alcohol withdrawal. Benzos act on the central nervous systems causing several effects including: anxiolytic effects (anxiety relief); hypnotic effects (promotes sleep); anticonvulsant effects, and sedating effects.

Methamphetamine Possession

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Methamphetamine possession is a serious crime in Massachusetts. Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C outlines the penalties for possession of Methamphetamines. Methamphetamine is a Class B Substance in Massachusetts. A conviction for possession carries the following penalties:

1st Offense: Up to 1 year in a House of Corrections and/or a fine of up to $1,000. An additional fine of $150 to $500. Loss of drivers license for 1 year.

2nd Offense: Up to 2 ½ years in a House of Corrections or County Jail and/or a fine of up to $2,000. An additional fine of $150 to $500. Loss of drivers license for 1 year.

Additional penalties exist if the possession occurred within 1000 feet of public or private school grounds or within 100 feet of a playground. [See Drug Charges in a School Zone.]