South Carolina Code 44-54-110. Defenses; liability of law enforcement officer or agency
South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 54 > § 44-54-110 - Defenses; liability of law enforcement officer or agency
Current as of: 2009
(A) It is a defense to any action brought pursuant to this chapter that the person who possessed with the intent to distribute or distributed an illegal controlled substance did so under the authority of law as a licensed physician or practitioner, as an ultimate user of the illegal controlled substance pursuant to a lawful prescription, or as a person otherwise authorized by law.
(B) A law enforcement officer or agency, the State, or any person acting at the direction of a law enforcement officer or agency of the State is not liable for participating in the marketing of an illegal controlled substance, if the participation is in furtherance of an official investigation.
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