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Misbranded Adulterated Counterfeit Drugs Penalty

Concerning penalties for accessing drugs in a manner that violates the"Colorado Food and Drug Act".
2017 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill amends the pharmacy practice law to specify that it is unlawful to possess, sell, dispense, give, receive, or administer an adulterated or misbranded drug or device, within the meaning of the 'Colorado Food and Drug Act', or a counterfeit drug, as defined in the bill.

A person who engages in an unlawful act is subject to a civil fine of between $1,000 and $10,000.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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