2019 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 13 - Controlled Substances
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 16-13-4. Approval by Food and Drug Administration as prerequisite to sale of controlled substances and dangerous drugs
(a) No controlled substance or dangerous drug shall be sold for dispensing unless the controlled substance, as defined in Code Section 16-13-21, or the dangerous drug, as defined in Code Section 16-13-71:
(1) Is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for resale;
(2) Has a new approved drug application number (known as an NDA number) unless excepted by the Food and Drug Administration; or
(3) Has an approved abbreviated new drug application number (known as an ANDA number) unless excepted by the Food and Drug Administration.
(b) Any person who violates subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment of not less than one year nor more than five years.
Ga. L. 1981, p. 557, § 6; Ga. L. 1985, p. 1219, § 1; Ga. L. 1989, p. 14, § 16.