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House Bill 1525


House Bill 1525

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Synthetic drugs. Makes the sale of an item marked as not for human consumption a Class A infraction if the item is sold in a retail establishment for human consumption, and increases the penalty to a Class D felony for a second or subsequent violation. Makes the sale of an item intended for human consumption at a retail establishment a Class A infraction if the item is not displayed or advertised. Increases the penalty to a Class D felony for a second or subsequent violation, and creates a defense for recently arrived items. Provides that the sale of an undisclosed consumable item or a consumable item marked as not for human consumption is a deceptive act (permitting a civil action by the attorney general or an individual), and permits the department of state revenue to revoke the seller's retail merchant certificate upon conviction. Permits the board of pharmacy to adopt emergency rules to schedule a substance as a controlled substance if it is dangerous and has no countervailing medical benefits, and creates a standard for the board to apply in making this determination. Permits a unit to adopt an ordinance imposing a fine of not more than $10,000 for the violation of an ordinance relating to the sale of synthetic drugs, a dangerous consumable item, or an undisclosed consumable.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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