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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_90 > GS_90-113_56

§ 90‑113.56.  Penalties.

(a)        If a retailerwillfully and knowingly violates the provisions of G.S. 90‑113.52, 90‑113.53,or 90‑113.54, the retailer shall be guilty of a Class A1 misdemeanor forthe first offense and a Class I felony for a second or subsequent offense. Aretailer convicted of a third offense occurring on the premises of a singleestablishment shall be prohibited from making pseudoephedrine productsavailable for sale at that establishment.

(b)        Any purchaser oremployee who willfully and knowingly violates G.S. 90‑113.52(c) or G.S.90‑113.53 shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor for the first offense,a Class A1 misdemeanor for a second offense, and a Class I felony for a thirdor subsequent offense. This subsection shall not be construed to apply to bonafide innocent purchasers.

(c)        A retailer whofails to train employees in accordance with G.S. 90‑113.55, adequatelysupervise employees in transactions involving pseudoephedrine products, orreasonably discipline employees for violations of this Article shall be finedup to five hundred dollars ($500.00) for the first violation, up to sevenhundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for the second violation, and up to onethousand dollars ($1,000) for a third or subsequent violation of this section. (2005‑434, s. 1.)