Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13. Criminal Code § 13-3451. Definitions

In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Controlled substance” means a drug, substance or immediate precursor in schedules I through V of title 36, chapter 27,   1 or a dangerous drug or a narcotic drug listed in § 13-3401 .

2. “Counterfeit preparation” means a preparation that has an appearance which imitates another preparation but that, in fact, is a different preparation.

3. “Distribute” means the actual, constructive or attempted transfer, delivery or sale of, or dispensing to another of, an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug.

4. “Imitation controlled substance” means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a controlled substance that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a controlled substance but it is a counterfeit preparation.

5. “Imitation over-the-counter drug” means an imitation of a nonprescription drug as defined in § 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is an over-the-counter drug.

6. “Imitation prescription-only drug” means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a prescription-only drug as defined by § 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a prescription-only drug but it is a counterfeit preparation.

7. “Manufacture” means the production, preparation, compounding, processing, encapsulating, packaging or repackaging, or labeling or relabeling of an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug.

8. “Placebo” means an inactive substance or preparation used in controlled studies to determine the effectiveness of medicinal substances or used to please or gratify a physician's patient.

1 Section 36-2501 et seq.

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