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Schedule III Substance Possession in Milwaukee

Don't Let Fines & Penalties from Schedule 3 Drug Possession in Wisconsin Destroy Your LifeSchedule 3 Drug Possession Fines & Penalties in Wisconsin

The State of Wisconsin defines a Schedule 3 substance as any substance with “a moderate to low potential for physical or high psychological dependence.”

961.17  Schedule III tests.

(1m)  The controlled substances board shall add a substance to schedule III upon finding that:

(a) The substance has a potential for abuse less than the substances included in schedules I and II;

(b) The substance has currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States; and

(c) Abuse of the substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.

(2m) The controlled substances board may add a substance to schedule III without making the findings required under sub. (1m) if the substance is controlled under schedule III of 21 USC 812 (c) by a federal agency as the result of an international treaty, convention or protocol.

History: 1971 c. 2191995 a. 448 ss. 179180474; Stats. 1995 s. 961.17.

Drugs that fit Wisconsin and the DEA’s classification as Schedule 3 include:

  • Products containing less than 15 mg of Vicodin per dosage unit
  • Products containing less than 90 mg of codeine per dosage  unit
  • Ketamine
  • Anabolic Steroids
  • Testosterone

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Getting busted in possession of a Schedule 3 drug in Wisconsin is typically a class H felony, which can be a fine of up to $10,000 and imprisonment up to 6 years.

Grieve Law is experienced in getting schedule 3 possession charges reduced or dropped. Contact us for a consultation today.
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