Knowingly or intentionally
possessing a controlled or counterfeit substance
by a person not registered under this act, or a practitioner not registered or licensed by the appropriate State board
unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription order or order of a practitioner
If a person is knowingly in possession of a controlled substance or drug, he is guilty of the charge of Possession. Possession of a Controlled Substance, as long as it is not possessed with the intent to sell or deliver, is always graded as a misdemeanor. The controlled substance can be marijuana, pills, cocaine, heroin, etc.