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§ 8-902. Methyl alcohol in medication

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Fraud and Related Crimes
Subtitle 9. Miscellaneous Fraud
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 8-902
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 230
§ 8-902. Methyl alcohol in medication
(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2) “Drug” means a drug, medicine, or a medicinal or chemical preparation for internal human consumption.
(3) “Prepare” means to make, mix, manufacture, or compound.
(b) A person who is engaged in the business of preparing or dispensing a drug for internal human consumption may not prepare, dispense, sell, or deliver the drug to a person directly or through an agent or employee if:
(1) ethyl alcohol is usually used to prepare the drug; and
(2) the preparer, or the preparer's agent or employee, in any manner uses or substitutes methyl alcohol for ethyl alcohol, or puts methyl alcohol into the drug.
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment for not less than 3 months and not exceeding 1 year or a fine of not less than $100 and not exceeding $500 or both.


Added as Criminal Law § 8-802 by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Renumbered as Criminal Law § 8-902 by Acts 2002, c. 479, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2002, c. 480, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 230.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 8-902, MD CRIM LAW § 8-902
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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