NY Penal Law 220.65 – Criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance

NY Penal Law 220.65 - Criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance

Criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance.

A person is guilty of criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance when, being a practitioner, as that term is defined in section thirty-three hundred two of the public health law, he knowingly and unlawfully sells a prescription for a controlled substance. For the purposes of this section, a person sells a prescription for a controlled substance unlawfully when he does so other than in good faith in the course of his professional practice.

Criminal sale of a prescription is a class C felony.

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