Prescription legend drugs, 2C:35-10.5
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2C:35-10.5. Prescription legend drugs
a.Except as authorized by sections 9 through 15 of P.L.1970, c.226 (C.24:21-9 through 24:21-15) a person who knowingly distributes a prescription legend drug or stramonium preparation unless lawfully prescribed or administered by a licensed physician, veterinarian or dentist is a disorderly person.
b.A person who uses any prescription legend drug or stramonium preparation for a purpose other than treatment of sickness or injury as lawfully prescribed or administered by a licensed physician is a disorderly person.
c.A defendant may be convicted for a violation of subsection b. if the State proves that the defendant manifested symptoms or reactions caused by the use of prescription legend drugs or stramonium preparation. The State need not prove which specific prescription legend drug or stramonium preparation defendant used.
d.A person who obtains or attempts to obtain possession of a prescription legend drug or stramonium preparation by forgery or deception is a disorderly person.
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