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§ 8-701. Unlawful or improper adjudication as substance abuser

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 8. Substance Use Disorders Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 8-701
§ 8-701. Unlawful or improper adjudication as substance abuser
In general
(a) A person may not knowingly have or attempt to have an individual unlawfully or improperly adjudicated to be a drug or alcohol abuser or to have an alcohol or drug dependence under Subtitle 5 of this title.
Fines and penalties
(b) A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or both.


Added by Acts 1988, c. 758, § 2, eff. June 1, 1988. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 782, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 1990.
MD Code, Health - General, § 8-701, MD HEALTH GEN § 8-701
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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