2017 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 5 - Controlled Dangerous Substances, Prescriptions, and Other Substances
Subtitle 6 - Crimes Involving Controlled Dangerous Substances and Paraphernalia
Part III - Related and Derivative Crimes
§ 5-624. Drug-induced conduct

  • (a) "Drug" defined. -- In this section, "drug" does not include alcohol.
  • (b) Prohibited. -- A person may not administer a controlled dangerous substance or other drug to another without that person's knowledge and commit against that other:
    • (1) a crime of violence as defined in § 14-101 of this article; or
    • (2) a sexual offense in the third degree under § 3-307 of this article.
  • (c) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $ 2,500 or both.
  • (d) Sentencing. -- A sentence imposed under this section may be separate from and consecutive to or concurrent with a sentence for any crime based on the act or acts establishing the violation of this section.
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