Montana Title 45. Crimes § 45-9-104. Fraudulently obtaining dangerous drugs

A person commits the offense of fraudulently obtaining dangerous drugs if the person obtains or attempts to obtain a dangerous drug, as defined in 50-32-101 , by:

(1) fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, or subterfuge;

(2) falsely assuming the title of or representing that the person is a manufacturer, wholesaler, practitioner, pharmacist, owner of a pharmacy, or other person authorized to possess dangerous drugs;

(3) the use of a forged, altered, or fictitious prescription;

(4) the use of a false name or a false address on a prescription;  

(5) the concealment of a material fact;

(6) knowingly or purposefully failing to disclose to a practitioner, as defined in 50-32-101 , that the person has received the same or a similar dangerous drug or prescription for a dangerous drug from another source within the prior 30 days;  or

(7) knowingly or purposefully communicating false or incomplete information to a practitioner with the intent to procure the administration of or a prescription for a dangerous drug.  A communication of this information for the purpose provided in this subsection is not a privileged communication.


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