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Friday, August 10, 2012
If I Gave Someone Drugs Without Asking for Money, Can I Still be Charged with Selling Drugs?
The answer is yes as New York has a very broad definition of the word "sell." The law is written that way to help the DA prosecute drug networks that use a different individual to handle the drugs from the individual handling the money. New York Penal Law Section 220 defines "sell" as to "sell, exchange, give or dispose of to another, or to offer or agree to do the same."