2022 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 13 - Controlled Substances
Article 3 - Dangerous Drugs
§ 16-13-78.1. Prescribing or Ordering Dangerous Drugs

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-13-78.1 (2022)
  1. 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.
  2. Any person violating subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

History. Code 1981, § 16-13-78.1 , enacted by Ga. L. 1985, p. 1219, § 10.

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