Production of a controlled substance
It is a severe crime to produce and substance including but not limited to Schedule I, II, III, or IV of the CDSA
Codeine, morphine, OxyContin, cocaine and heroin
Cannabis marihuana and cannabis resin (hashish), cannabis oil or any other by-products
LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms”)
Barbiturates(Amytal, clonazepam, diazepam, Nembutal, and anabolic steroids)
To “produce” is to obtain a substance by any process or method, and includes:
-Synthesizing, manufacturing, or using any manner to alter the physical or chemical qualities of a substance
-Harvesting, cultivating or growing the substance or any living organism that the substance can be derived or extracted from
For Schedule I substances, the maximum period of jail possible is LIFE. -You can receive a minimum of 3 years of you produce a schedule I substance over a certain amount.
-For Schedule II substances, the maximum period of jail possible is LIFE. You may also receive a minimum of 1 to 3 years, depending on factors including the specific substance, the number of plants produced, and if your operation created health, safety, and security hazards in the community.
-For a Schedule III substance, you face a maximum penalty of 10 years
-For Schedule IV production carries a maximum of 3 years in jail
You can receive a minimum of 3 years if you produce a schedule I substance over a certain amount.