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Schedule IV Drug Possession Fines & Penalties in Wisconsin

Schedule 4 Prescription Drug Possession Carries Heavy Fines & Penalties in WisconsinSchedule 4 Drug Possession in Milwaukee, Waukesha & Madison

A Schedule 4 Substance in Wisconsin is defined as a substance with “a low potential for abuse and low risk of dependence.” Many Schedule 4 substances are prescription drugs, including:

  • Xanax
  • Soma
  • Valium
  • Ambien
  • Tramadol

Getting caught in possession of these drugs without a prescription in Wisconsin is a Class H felony. If you are convicted, you face a fine of up to $10,000 and up to 6 years in prison.

How Wisconsin law views Schedule  IV prescription drugs

Wisconsin Statute 961.19 “Schedule IV tests” outlines the characteristics of a Schedule IV drug. Basically, they are drugs with a lot potential for abuse (compared to other substances); have accepted medical use; and may lead to limited physical or psychological dependence.

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If you are facing a schedule 4 possession charge, contact Grieve Law today for a free consultation.

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