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OREGON METHAMPHETAMINE LAWS


David N Lesh

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   ORS 475.886 Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.

  (1) Except as authorized by ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980, it is unlawful for any person to manufacture methamphetamine.

   (2) Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine is a Class B felony.

   (3) The minimum fine for unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine is $1,000. [2005 c.708 §14; 2011 c.597 §11]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Sometimes
Prison Often

   ORS 475.888 Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of school.

  (1) Except as authorized by ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980, it is unlawful for any person to manufacture methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary, secondary or career school attended primarily by minors.

     (2) Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school is a Class A felony.

   (3) The minimum fine for unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school is $1,000. [2005 c.708 §15; 2011 c.597 §12]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Rarely
Prison Likely

   ORS 475.890 Unlawful delivery of methamphetamine.

  (1) Except as authorized by ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980, it is unlawful for any person to deliver methamphetamine.

   (2) Unlawful delivery of methamphetamine is a Class B felony.

   (3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, unlawful delivery of methamphetamine is a Class A felony if the delivery is to a person under 18 years of age.

   (4) The minimum fine for unlawful delivery of methamphetamine is $500. [2005 c.708 §16; 2011 c.597 §13]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Sometimes
Prison Often

   ORS 475.892 Unlawful delivery of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of school.

  (1) Except as authorized by ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980, it is unlawful for any person to deliver methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary, secondary or career school attended primarily by minors.

   (2) Unlawful delivery of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school is a Class A felony.

   (3) The minimum fine for unlawful delivery of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school is $500. [2005 c.708 §17; 2011 c.597 §14]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Rarely
Prison Likely

 

  ORS 475.894 Unlawful possession of methamphetamine. 

 

  (1) It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess methamphetamine unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980.

 

      (2)(a) Unlawful possession of methamphetamine is a Class A misdemeanor.

      (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, unlawful possession of methamphetamine is a Class C felony if:

      (A) The person possesses a usable quantity of methamphetamine and:

      (i) At the time of the possession, the person has a prior felony conviction;

      (ii) At the time of the possession, the person has two or more prior convictions for unlawful possession of a usable quantity of a controlled substance; or

      (iii) The possession is a commercial drug offense under ORS 475.900 (1)(b); or

      (B) The person possesses two grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. [2005 c.708 §18; 2017 c.706 §15]

 

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Usually
Prison Rarely

 

 


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