2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 13 - CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
ARTICLE 3 - DANGEROUS DRUGS
§ 16-13-78.1 - Prescribing or ordering dangerous drugs

O.C.G.A. 16-13-78.1 (2010)
16-13-78.1. Prescribing or ordering dangerous drugs


(a) No person shall prescribe or order the dispensing of a dangerous drug, except a registered practitioner who is:

(1) Licensed or otherwise authorized by this state to prescribe dangerous drugs;

(2) Acting in the usual course of his professional practice; and

(3) Prescribing or ordering such dangerous drug for a legitimate medical purpose.

(b) Any person violating subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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