2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 18 - Criminal Code
Article 18 - Uniform Controlled Substances Act of 2013
Part 4 - Offenses and Penalties
§ 18-18-415. Fraud and deceit
(1) (a) No person shall obtain a controlled substance or procure the administration of a controlled substance by fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, or subterfuge; or by the forgery or alteration of an order; or by the concealment of a material fact; or by the use of a false name or the giving of a false address.
(b) Information communicated to a practitioner in an effort to procure a controlled substance other than for legitimate treatment purposes or unlawfully to procure the administration of any such controlled substance shall not be deemed a privileged communication.
(c) No person shall willfully make a false statement in any order, report, or record required by this article.
(d) No person, for the purpose of obtaining a controlled substance, shall falsely assume the title of, or represent himself to be, a manufacturer, distributor, practitioner, or other person authorized by law to obtain a controlled substance.
(e) No person shall make or utter any false or forged order.
(f) No person shall affix any false or forged label to a package or receptacle containing a controlled substance.
(2) Any person who violates any provision of this section commits:
(a) A level 4 drug felony and shall be punished as provided in section 18-1.3-401.5.
(b) (Deleted by amendment, L. 2010, (HB 10-1352), ch. 259, p. 1170, § 8, effective August 11, 2010.)
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