Importantly, the person reporting the emergency may only be immune for prosecution for the following offenses: possession or use of a controlled substance (class 6 felony or misdemeanor); possession of 12 ounces or less of marijuana; display, consumption, or use of less than 2 ounces of marijuana; transferring or dispensing 2 ounces or less of marijuana from person to person without an exchange of money; unlawful use or possession of synthetic cannabinoids; possession of drug paraphernalia; and illegal possession or consumption of alcohol.
So, what does that mean? Here is an example: John is 18 years old, drinking alcohol in his freshman dorm room at college and his roommate appears to have overdosed on alcohol, John may call the police without be arrested for consuming alcohol as a minor. The law is intended to encourage individuals to seek medical attention for someone that appears to have overdosed on alcohol or drugs without fearing they will be arrested.
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