2016 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS (556-600)
Chapter 579 Controlled Substance Offenses
Section 579.090 Tampering with a prescription or a drug prescription order--penalty.

MO Rev Stat § 579.090 (2016) What's This?

579.090. 1. Any pharmacist licensed under chapter 338 commits the offense of tampering with a prescription or a prescription drug order as defined in section 338.095 if such person knowingly:

(1) Causes the intentional adulteration of the concentration or chemical structure of a prescribed drug or drug therapy without the knowledge and consent of the prescribing practitioner; or

(2) Misrepresents a misbranded, altered, or diluted prescription drug or drug therapy with the purpose of misleading the recipient or the administering person of the prescription drug or drug therapy; or

(3) Sells a misbranded, altered, or diluted prescription drug therapy with the intention of misleading the purchaser.

2. The offense of tampering with a prescription drug order is a class A felony.

(L. 2003 S.B. 5, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 565.350; Effective 1-01-17

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