N.Y. Penal Law Section 178.20
Criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions in the second degree


A person is guilty of criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions in the second degree when he or she commits a criminal diversion act, and the value of the benefit exchanged is in excess of three thousand dollars. Criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions in the second degree is a class D felony.

Source: Section 178.20 — Criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions in the second degree, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/178.­20 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 178.20’s source at nysenate​.gov

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