Possession or Distribution of a Schedule V Controlled Dangerous Substance — Louisiana

New Orleans Drug Possession Distribution Attorney


Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney


Defending those accused of Drug Crimes in Jefferson, St. John, St. Bernard, Orleans, St. Tammany, Plaquemines St. James, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne and St. Charles Parishes!!!


Distribution or Possession of Drugs Listed in Schedule V Controlled Dangerous Substance  — La. R.S. 40:969


See Schedule I

See Schedule II

See Schedule III

See Schedule V


It is unlawful:


To produce, manufacture, possess with intent to producea controlled dangerous substance classified in Schedule V;

To create, distribute, or possess with intent to distribute, a counterfeit controlled dangerous substance classified in Schedule V.

These crimes are felonies.


Penalties —  Manufacturing, Distributing or Possessing with Intent to Distribute a Schedule V Controlled Dangerous Substance.


Schedule V shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment at hard labor for not more than five years; and, in addition, may be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than five thousand dollars


Possession a Schedule V Controlled Dangerous Substance



It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess a controlled dangerous substance classified in Schedule IV unless such substance was obtained directly or pursuant to a valid prescription. Any person who violates this Subsection shall be imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than 5 years and, in addition, may be required to pay a fine of not more than $5,000.00




Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — Louisiana Drug Crimes Attorney

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