Use of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the Presence of Person Under Age Seventeen — Louisiana

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Illegal Use of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the Presence of Persons Under Seventeen Years of Age — La.R.S. 14: 91.13

 

It shall be unlawful for any person over the age of seventeen, while in the presence of any person under the age of seventeen and when there is an age difference of greater than two years between the two persons, to use, consume, possess, or distribute any controlled dangerous substance in violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act.

Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned for more than six months, or both.

This offense is a misdemeanor.

¬†Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter — Drug Crimes Defense New Orleans

 

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