§ 2C:35-1 Short Title
§ 2C:35-1.1 Declaration of policy and legislative findings
§ 2C:35-1.2 Reference to Code of Criminal Justice
§ 2C:35-2 Definitions.
§ 2C:35-3 Leader of Narcotics Trafficking Network
§ 2C:35-4 Maintaining or operating a controlled dangerous substance production facility
§ 2C:35-4.1 Booby traps in manufacturing or distribution facilities; fortified premises
§ 2C:35-5 Manufacturing, distributing or dispensing
§ 2C:35-5.2 Manufacturing, etc. gamma hydroxybutyrate; penalties
§ 2C:35-5.3 Manufacturing, etc. flunitrazepam; penalties
§ 2C:35-5.3a Criminalization, degree of crime.
§ 2C:35-5.3b Crimes relative to synthetic cannabinoid; degree.
§ 2C:35-5.3c Obtaining, possessing synthetic cannabinoid; degree of crime.
§ 2C:35-5.4 Short title.
§ 2C:35-5.5 Findings, declarations relative to removal, restraint of certain drug offenders.
§ 2C:35-5.6 Definitions relative to removal, restraint of certain offenders
§ 2C:35-5.7 Issuance of order by court.
§ 2C:35-5.8 Violations, penalties.
§ 2C:35-5.9 Certification of offense location.
§ 2C:35-5.10 Discretion to not seek restraining order
§ 2C:35-6 Employing a juvenile in a drug distribution scheme
§ 2C:35-7 Distribution on or within 1,000 feet of school property.
§ 2C:35-7a Review of sentence by court.
§ 2C:35-7.1 Violations of N.J.S.2C:35-5, certain locations; degree of crime; terms defined
§ 2C:35-8 Distribution to persons under age 18; enhanced punishment
§ 2C:35-9 Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Deaths
§ 2C:35-10 Possession, use or being under the influence, or failure to make lawful disposition
§ 2C:35-10.2 Possession, etc. of gamma hydroxybutyrate; penalties
§ 2C:35-10.3 Possession, etc. of flunitrazepam; penalties
§ 2C:35-10.3a Criminalization, degree of crime.
§ 2C:35-10.4 Toxic chemicals.
§ 2C:35-10.5 Prescription legend drugs.
§ 2C:35-11 Imitation controlled dangerous substances; distribution, possession, manufacture, etc.; penalties
§ 2C:35-11.1 Counterfeit drugs, medical devices; degree of crime; definitions.
§ 2C:35-11.2 Restrictions upon conviction.
§ 2C:35-12 Waiver of Mandatory Minimum and Extended Terms.
§ 2C:35-13 Obtaining by fraud
§ 2C:35-14 Rehabilitation program for drug and alcohol dependent persons subject to a presumption of incarceration or a mandatory minimum period of parole ineligibility; criteria for imposing special probation; ineligible offenders; commitment to residential treat
§ 2C:35-14.1 Defendant required to submit to professional diagnostic assessment, exceptions.
§ 2C:35-14.2 Sentence of special probation for certain defendants.
§ 2C:35-14.3 Phase-in of implementation of provisions of law relative to special probation.
§ 2C:35-15 Mandatory drug enforcement and demand reduction penalties; collection; disposition; suspension.
§ 2C:35-16.1 Notification to landlord of offenses committed by tenant under “Comprehensive Drug Reform Act of 1987”
§ 2C:35-17 Exception to physician-patient privilege
§ 2C:35-18 Exemption; burden of proof.
§ 2C:35-19 Laboratory certificates; use; admission into evidence; objections
§ 2C:35-20 Forensic laboratory fees
§ 2C:35-21 Seizure in violation of chapter; pretrial destruction of bulk seizures of controlled dangerous substances
§ 2C:35-22 Severability
§ 2C:35-23 Pending Cases
§ 2C:35-24 Possession of certain prescription drugs
§ 2C:35-25 Sale restrictions for ephedrine products; disorderly persons offense.
§ 2C:35-26 Reporting requirement for ephedrine products.
§ 2C:35-27 Permissive inference concerning possession of ephedrine products.
§ 2C:35-28 Unlawful possession of precursors; manufacturing methamphetamine; crime of second degree.
§ 2C:35-29 Definitions relative to industrial use of certain chemicals; not deemed a CDS, certain; inferences.
§ 2C:35-30 Immunity from liability, certain circumstances, for persons seeking medical assistance for someone experiencing a drug overdose.
§ 2C:35-31 Protections for certain persons experiencing a drug overdose.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 2C > Chapter 35

  • Administer: means the direct application of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by: (1) a practitioner (or, in his presence, by his lawfully authorized agent), or (2) the patient or research subject at the lawful direction and in the presence of the practitioner. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Agent: means an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser but does not include a common or contract carrier, public warehouseman, or employee thereof. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlled dangerous substance: means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedules I through V, any substance the distribution of which is specifically prohibited in N. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Controlled substance analog: means a substance that has a chemical structure substantially similar to that of a controlled dangerous substance and that was specifically designed to produce an effect substantially similar to that of a controlled dangerous substance. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • delivery: means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer from one person to another of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog, whether or not there is an agency relationship. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Dentist: means a dentist authorized by law to practice dentistry in this State. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispense: means to deliver a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog to an ultimate user or research subject by or pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, including the prescribing, administering, packaging, labeling, or compounding necessary to prepare the substance for that delivery. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Dispenser: means a practitioner who dispenses. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Distribute: means to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Distributor: means a person who distributes. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Drug or alcohol dependent person: means a person who as a result of using a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog or alcohol has been in a state of psychic or physical dependence, or both, arising from the use of that controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog or alcohol on a continuous or repetitive basis. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Drugs: means (a) substances recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or official National Formulary, or any supplement to any of them. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Hashish: means the resin extracted from any part of the plant Genus Cannabis L. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Hospital: means any federal institution, or any institution for the care and treatment of the sick and injured, operated or approved by the appropriate State department as proper to be entrusted with the custody and professional use of controlled dangerous substances or controlled substance analogs. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Immediate precursor: means a substance which the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety has found to be and by regulation designates as being the principal compound commonly used or produced primarily for use, and which is an immediate chemical intermediary used or likely to be used in the manufacture of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog, the control of which is necessary to prevent, curtail, or limit such manufacture. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Laboratory: means a laboratory to be entrusted with the custody of narcotic drugs and the use of controlled dangerous substances or controlled substance analogs for scientific, experimental, and medical purposes and for purposes of instruction approved by the Department of Health. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion, or processing of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog, either directly or by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container, except that this term does not include the preparation or compounding of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog by an individual for his own use or the preparation, compounding, packaging, or labeling of a controlled dangerous substance: . See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Marijuana: means all parts of the plant Genus Cannabis L. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Narcotic drug: means any of the following, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis:

     . See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • oath: includes "affirmation. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Opium poppy: means the plant of the species Papaver somniferum L. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any corporation, association, partnership, trust, other institution or entity, or one or more individuals. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Physician: means a physician authorized by law to practice medicine in this or any other state and any other person authorized by law to treat sick and injured human beings in this or any other state. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Plant: means an organism having leaves and a readily observable root formation, including, but not limited to, a cutting having roots, a rootball or root hairs. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Practitioner: means a physician, dentist, veterinarian, scientific investigator, laboratory, pharmacy, hospital, or other person licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to, or administer a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog in the course of professional practice or research in this State. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Prescription legend drug: means any drug which under federal or State law requires dispensing by prescription or order of a licensed physician, veterinarian, or dentist and is required to bear the statement "Rx only" or similar wording indicating that such drug may be sold or dispensed only upon the prescription of a licensed medical practitioner and is not a controlled dangerous substance or stramonium preparation. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Production: includes the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing, or harvesting of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Residential treatment facility: means any facility licensed and approved by the Department of Human Services and which is approved by any county probation department for the inpatient treatment and rehabilitation of drug or alcohol dependent persons. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Ship: includes vessels, steamers, canal boats and every boat or structure adapted to navigation or movement from place to place, upon the ocean, lakes, rivers or artificial waterways, either by its own power or otherwise. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • State: means the State of New Jersey. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stramonium plant: means the plant Datura Stramonium Linne, including Datura Tatula Linne. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Stramonium preparation: means a substance prepared from any part of the stramonium plant in the form of a powder, pipe mixture, cigarette, or any other form with or without other ingredients. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • sworn: includes "affirmed. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • synthetic cannabinoid: shall include any material, compound, mixture, or preparation that is not included in Schedules I, II, III, IV, and V, other than as a synthetic cannabinoid. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-5.3b
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Ultimate user: means a person who lawfully possesses a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog for his own use or for the use of a member of his household or for administration to an animal owned by him or by a member of his household. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Veterinarian: means a veterinarian authorized by law to practice veterinary medicine in this State. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2