Wyoming Statutes Title 35. Public Health and Safety § 35-7-1002. Definitions

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(a) As used in this act:

(i) “Administer” means directly applying a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by:

(A) A practitioner (or by his authorized agent);  or

(B) The patient or research subject at the direction of the practitioner.

(ii) “Agent” means an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser.  It does not include a common or contract carrier, public warehouseman, or employee of the carrier or warehouseman;

(iv) “Controlled substance” means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in schedules I through V of article III;

(v) “Counterfeit substance” means a controlled substance which, or the container or labeling of which, without authorization, bears the trademark, trade name, or other identifying mark, imprint, number or device, or any likeness thereof, of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser other than the person who in fact manufactured, distributed, or dispensed the substance;

(vi) “Deliver” or “delivery” means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer from one person to another of a controlled substance, whether or not there is an agency relationship;

(vii) “Dispense” means to deliver a controlled substance to an ultimate user or research subject by or pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, including the prescribing, administering, packaging, labeling, or compounding necessary to prepare the substance for that delivery;

(viii) “Dispenser” means a practitioner who dispenses, or his authorized agent;

(ix) “Distribute” means to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled substance;

(x) “Distributor” means a person who distributes;

(xi) “Drug” means:

(A) Substances recognized as drugs in official United States Pharmacopoeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or official National Formulary, or any supplement to any of them;

(B) Substances intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or animals;

(C) Substances (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or animals;  and

(D) Substances intended for use as a component of any article specified in subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of this paragraph.  It does not include devices or their components, parts or accessories.

(xii) “Immediate precursor” means a substance which the commissioner has found to be and by rule designates as being the principal compound commonly used or produced primarily for use, and which is an immediate chemical intermediary used or likely to be used in the manufacture of a controlled substance, the control of which is necessary to prevent, curtail, or limit manufacture;

(xiii) “Manufacture” means the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion or processing of a controlled substance, either directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extractions and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container.  The term does not include the preparation, compounding, packaging or labeling of a controlled substance:

(A) By a practitioner as an incident to his administering or dispensing of a controlled substance in the course of his professional practice;  or

(B) By a practitioner, or by his authorized agent under his supervision, for the purpose of, or as an incident to, research, teaching, or chemical analysis and not for sale.

(xiv) “Marihuana” means all parts of the plant of the genus Cannabis, whether growing or not;  the seed thereof;  the resin extracted from any part of the plant;  and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the plant, its seeds or resin.  It does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination;

(xv) “Narcotic drug” means any of the following, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis:

(A) Opium and opiate, and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of opium or opiate;

(B) Any salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of the substances referred to in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, but not including the isoquinoline alkaloids of opium;

(C) Opium poppy and poppy straw;

(D) Coca leaves and any salt, compound, derivative or preparation of coca leaves, and any salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of these substances, but not including decocainized coca leaves or extractions of coca leaves which do not contain cocaine or ecgonine.

(xvi) “Opiate” means any substance having an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of conversion into a drug having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability.  It does not include, unless specifically designated as controlled under W.S. 35-7-1011 , the dextrorotatory isomer of 3-methoxy-n-methylmorphinian and its salts (dextro-methorphan).  It does include its racemic and levorotatory forms;

(xvii) “Opium poppy” means the plant of the species Papaver somniferum L., except its seeds;

(xviii) “Person” means individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity;

(xix) “Poppy straw” means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after mowing;

(xx) “Practitioner” means:

(A) A physician, dentist, veterinarian, podiatrist, scientific investigator, or other person licensed, registered or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state;

(B) A pharmacy, hospital or other institution licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state.

(xxi) “Production” includes the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing, or harvesting of a controlled substance;

(xxii) “State” means the state of Wyoming;

(xxiii) “Ultimate user” means a person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for his own use or for the use of a member of his household or for administering to an animal owned by him or by a member of his household;

(xxiv) “Law enforcement officer” means any sheriff, undersheriff or sheriff's deputy of any county of this state, any duly authorized municipal policeman of any city or town of this state, any member of the Wyoming highway patrol, any police officer of the University of Wyoming or any Wyoming community college who is a peace officer, any superintendent, assistant superintendent or full-time park ranger of a state park, state recreation area, state archeological site or state historic site who has qualified pursuant to W.S. 9-1-701 through 9-1-707 , when acting within the boundaries of the state park, state recreation area, state archeological site or state historic site or when responding to a request to assist other law enforcement officers acting within the scope of their official duties in their own jurisdiction, or any special agent employed by the commissioner under this act;

(xxv) “Board” means the Wyoming state board of pharmacy;

(xxvi) “Commissioner” means the commissioner of drugs and substances control;

(xxvii) “Drug paraphernalia” means all equipment, products and materials of any kind when used, advertised for use, intended for use or designed for use for manufacturing, converting, preparing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing into the human body a controlled substance in violation of this act and includes:

(A) Isomerization devices when used, advertised for use, intended for use or designed for use in increasing the potency of any species of plant which is a controlled substance;

(B) Quinine hydrochloride, mannitol and mannite when used, advertised for use, intended for use or designed for use in diluting controlled substances;

(C) Separation gins and sifters when used or advertised for use in removing twigs and seeds from or in otherwise cleaning or refining marihuana;

(D) Objects when used, advertised for use, intended for use or designed for use in injecting controlled substances into the human body;

(E) The following objects when used, advertised for use, intended for use or designed for use in ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing marihuana, cocaine, hashish or hashish oil or any other controlled substance into the human body:

(I) Metal, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic or ceramic pipes with or without screens, permanent screens, hashish heads or punctured metal bowls;

(II) Carburetion tubes;

(III) Carburetion masks;

(IV) Chamber pipes;

(V) Carburetor pipes;

(VI) Electric pipes;

(VII) Air-driven pipes;

(VIII) Chillums;

(IX) Bongs;

(X) Ice pipes or chillers.

(xxviii) “This act” means W.S. 35-7-1001 through 35-7-1063 .

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