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218A.140 Prohibited acts relating to controlled substances -- Penalties.

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    218A.140 Prohibited acts relating to controlled substances -- Penalties. (1) (a) No person shall obtain or attempt to obtain a prescription for a controlled substance by knowingly misrepresenting to, or knowingly withholding
    information from, a practitioner. (b) No person shall procure or attempt to procure the administration of a controlled substance by knowingly misrepresenting to, or withholding
    information from, a practitioner. (c) No person shall obtain or attempt to obtain a controlled substance or procure or attempt to procure the administration of a controlled substance by the use
    of a false name or the giving of a false address. (d) No person shall knowingly make a false statement regarding any prescription, order, report, or record required by this chapter. (e) No person shall, for the purpose of obtaining a controlled substance, falsely assume the title of or represent himself to be a manufacturer, wholesaler,
    distributor, repacker, pharmacist, practitioner, or other authorized person. (f) In order to obtain a controlled substance, no person shall present a prescription for a controlled substance that was obtained in violation of this
    chapter. (g) No person shall affix any false or forged label to a package or receptacle containing any controlled substance. (2) No person shall possess, manufacture, sell, dispense, prescribe, distribute, or administer any counterfeit substance. (3) No person shall knowingly obtain or attempt to obtain a prescription for a controlled substance without having formed a valid practitioner-patient relationship
    with the practitioner or his or her designee from whom the person seeks to obtain
    the prescription. (4) No person shall knowingly assist a person in obtaining or attempting to obtain a prescription in violation of this chapter. (5) Any person who violates any subsection of this section shall be guilty of a Class D felony for a first offense and a Class C felony for subsequent offenses. Effective: June 26, 2007
    History: Amended 2007 Ky. Acts ch. 124, sec. 2, effective June 26, 2007. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 301, sec. 22, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts
    ch. 441, sec. 5, effective July 14, 1992. -- Created 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 160, sec. 2,
    effective July 13, 1990.

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