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§ 90‑113.72.  Definitions.

The following definitions apply in this Article:

(1)        "Commission" means the Commission for MentalHealth, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services establishedunder Part 4 of Article 3 of Chapter 143B of the General Statutes.

(2)        "Controlled substance" means a controlledsubstance as defined in G.S. 90‑87(5).

(3)        "Department" means the Department of Health andHuman Services.

(4)        "Dispenser" means a person who delivers a ScheduleII through V controlled substance to an ultimate user in North Carolina, butdoes not include any of the following:

a.         A licensed hospital or long‑term care pharmacy thatdispenses such substances for the purpose of inpatient administration.

b.         A person authorized to administer such a substance pursuantto Chapter 90 of the General Statutes.

c.         A wholesale distributor of a Schedule II through Vcontrolled substance.

(5)        "Ultimate user" means a person who has lawfullyobtained, and who possesses, a Schedule II through V controlled substance forthe person's own use, for the use of a member of the person's household, or forthe use of an animal owned or controlled by the person or by a member of theperson's household. (2005‑276, s.10.36(a).)