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Elements of 21 USC 844 (possession control substance)

1. Knowingly or intentionally
2. Possess
3. A controlled substance
4. Without valid prescription or otherwise permitted by law- unlawfully

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21 USC 841-Distribution

1. Knowingly or intentionally
2. Manufacture, distribute, dispense, or possess with intent to..
3. Controlled substance
4. Without lawful authority

"Possess with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense."

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What is a controlled substance

Any substance whose legal possession is controlled by the government

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5 schedules of substances

Schedule 1- most dangerous
Raw and finished(coca) & drugs cocaine, crack, heroin


Alcohol and tobaccos ARE NOT controlled substances under federal drug laws

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Certain controlled substances may be legally possessed

LE-seized for evidence
Doctors
Patients with prescriptions
Scientists

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Is transaction of money needed for distribution

NO

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