2019 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 8 - Substance Use Disorders Law.
Subtitle 7 - Prohibited Acts; Penalties
§ 8-701. Unlawful or improper adjudication as drug or alcohol abuser or dependent

    (a)    A person may not knowingly have or attempt to have an individual unlawfully or improperly adjudicated to be a drug or alcohol abuser or to have an alcohol or drug dependence under Subtitle 5 of this title.

    (b)    A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or both.

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