2023 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Law
Title 5 - Controlled Dangerous Substances, Prescriptions, and Other Substances
Subtitle 9 - Criminal and Civil Liability
Section 5-904 - Unlawfully Distributing Controlled Dangerous Substance

    (a)    A registrant may not:

        (1)    distribute or dispense a controlled dangerous substance listed in Schedule I or Schedule II in violation of § 5-303(d) of this title; or

        (2)    distribute a controlled dangerous substance listed in Schedule I or Schedule II in the course of the registrant’s legitimate business, except in accordance with an order form under § 5-303(d) of this title.

    (b)    (1)    If the trier of fact specifically finds that a person knowingly or intentionally violated subsection (a)(1) of this section, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or a fine not exceeding $100,000 or both.

        (2)    In all other cases, a person who violates subsection (a)(1) of this section is subject to a civil penalty not exceeding $50,000.

        (3)    A person who willfully violates subsection (a)(2) of this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $100,000 or both.

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