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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 579

Effective - 01 Jan 2017, see footnote bottom

  579.090.  Tampering with a prescription or a drug prescription order — penalty. — 1.  Any pharmacist licensed under chapter 338 commits the offense of tampering with a prescription or a prescription drug order as defined in section 338.095 if such person knowingly:

  (1)  Causes the intentional adulteration of the concentration or chemical structure of a prescribed drug or drug therapy without the knowledge and consent of the prescribing practitioner; or

  (2)  Misrepresents a misbranded, altered, or diluted prescription drug or drug therapy with the purpose of misleading the recipient or the administering person of the prescription drug or drug therapy; or

  (3)  Sells a misbranded, altered, or diluted prescription drug therapy with the intention of misleading the purchaser.

  2.  The offense of tampering with a prescription drug order is a class A felony.

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(L. 2003 S.B. 5, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 565.350; Effective 1-01-17


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