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Resolving Prescription Forgery Cases in Edmonton

The misuse, abuse and illegal distribution of prescription drugs is a growing problem in many communities along with a trend of prescription forgery. Some people unable to find relief for their symptoms may turn to falsifying prescriptions to get more of the drug they feel they need, while others may abuse prescription medication for its intoxicating effects. Forging a prescription is defined as illegally acquiring pharmaceuticals for either personal use or for profit.

Commonly Forged Prescription Medications

  • Xanax®
  • Valium®
  • Percocet®
  • Vicodin®
  • Adderall®
  • Muscle relaxers

As with all drug-related charges, prescription forgery is a serious matter in the Alberta courts, so being found in possession of forged prescriptions or a prescription pad not belonging to you can have grave consequences, including hurting your academic standing, ability to find housing and more. If you have been charged with prescription forgery, consult a defence attorney at Haryett & Company in Edmonton today.

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