In the state of Oklahoma is an unlawful delivery charge the same as a distribution charge?

I have applied for food stamps in the state of Virginia. On my arrest record it states unlawful delivery charge. If that is the same as a distribution charge I will not be eligible for the food stamp program.

Asked on June 15, 2009 under Criminal Law, Virginia


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

If we're talking about drugs, controlled dangerous substances, I'd be pretty certain that unlawful delivery is the same as a distribution charge.  Both go beyond just possessing whatever it was for yourself.  I'm not an Oklahoma lawyer, or a Virginia attorney.  For reliable advice about what effect this will have on your food stamp application, you should talk to a Virginia attorney.  One place to find a lawyer is our website,

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