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Illinois Statutes Chapter 720. Criminal Offenses §-45.Drug induced infliction of harm to a child athlete

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§ 12C-45.  Drug induced infliction of harm to a child athlete.

(a) A person commits drug induced infliction of harm to a child athlete when he or she knowingly distributes a drug to or encourages the ingestion of a drug by a person under the age of 18 with the intent that the person under the age of 18 ingest the drug for the purpose of a quick weight gain or loss in connection with participation in athletics.

(b) This Section does not apply to care under usual and customary standards of medical practice by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches or to the sale of drugs or products by a retail merchant.

(c) Drug induced infliction of harm to a child athlete is a Class A misdemeanor.  A second or subsequent violation is a Class 4 felony.

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