2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Food And Drugs
Section 24:6B-29 - Violations, Gradation Of Offenses.

NJ Rev Stat § 24:6B-29 (2016) What's This?

24:6B-29 Violations, gradation of offenses.
20. a. A person is guilty of a crime of the third degree if the person:

(1)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs and, with intent to defraud or deceive, fails to deliver to another person a complete and accurate pedigree, when required, prior to transferring the prescription drug to another person;

(2)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs and, with intent to defraud or deceive, fails to acquire a complete and accurate pedigree, when required, concerning a prescription drug prior to obtaining the prescription drug from another person;

(3)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs, and knowingly destroys, alters, conceals or fails to maintain a complete and accurate pedigree concerning any prescription drug in the person's possession;

(4)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs and possesses pedigree documents required by the department, and knowingly fails to authenticate the matters contained in the documents as required, but nevertheless distributes or attempts to further distribute prescription drugs;

(5)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs and, with intent to defraud or deceive, falsely swears or certifies that the person has authenticated any documents related to the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs;

(6)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs and knowingly forges, counterfeits or falsely creates any pedigree, and falsely represents any factual matter contained on any pedigree or knowingly omits to record material information required to be recorded in a pedigree;

(7)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs and knowingly purchases or receives prescription drugs from a person not authorized to distribute prescription drugs in wholesale distribution;

(8)engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs and knowingly sells, barters, brokers or transfers prescription drugs to a person not authorized to purchase prescription drugs, under the jurisdiction in which the person receives the prescription drugs in a wholesale distribution;

(9)knowingly possesses, actually or constructively, any amount of a contraband prescription drug and knowingly sells or delivers, or possesses with intent to sell or deliver, any amount of the contraband prescription drug;

(10) knowingly forges, counterfeits or falsely creates any label for a prescription drug or falsely represents any factual matter contained in any label of a prescription drug; or

(11) knowingly manufactures, purchases, sells, delivers or brings into the State, or is knowingly in actual or constructive possession of any amount of a contraband prescription drug.

b.A person who knowingly manufactures, purchases, sells, delivers or brings into the State, or is knowingly in actual or constructive possession of, any amount of a contraband prescription drug, and whose actions as described in this subsection result in the death of a person, is guilty of a crime of the first degree.

c.A person who engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs without having registered with the department as required pursuant to this act is guilty of a disorderly persons offense.

L.2005,c.206,s.20.


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