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House Bill 1524

House Bill 1524

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1524 (Updated February 20, 2013 5:42 pm - DI 84)

Synthetic drugs. Permits the attorney general to issue a civil investigative demand to obtain immediate access to records relating to the sale of synthetic drugs. Provides that the department of state revenue may revoke a retail merchant certificate if the holder commits certain violations relating to synthetic drugs. Provides that a person may be intoxicated if the person consumes any substance resulting in impairment, with certain exceptions. Defines certain acts in relation to synthetic drugs as deceptive acts. Permits the board of pharmacy, on its own initiative or upon formal request from the state police department, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, or a poison control center, to adopt an emergency rule declaring certain substances to be synthetic drugs. Permits the attorney general to bring an action to abate a nuisance created in connection with the sale of synthetic drugs. Authorizes the seizure of certain property used in connection with dealing in synthetic drugs. Defines additional substances as synthetic drugs, and makes the possession or sale of a synthetic drug lookalike substance a criminal offense. Adds dealing in synthetic drugs to the list of racketeering offenses. Makes conforming amendments.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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