Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 34 > Chapter 43
- administer: The direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by:
a. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- administer: The direct application of a controlled substance whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient by any of the following:
a. See Alabama Code 20-2-250
- agent: An authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- Allegation: something that someone says happened.
- board: The Board of Medical Examiners of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 20-2-250
- CERTIFYING BOARDS: The State Board of Medical Examiners, the State Board of Health, the State Board of Pharmacy, the State Board of Dental Examiners, the State Board of Podiatry, and the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- COLLABORATING PHYSICIAN: A doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy licensed to practice medicine in Alabama who agrees in writing to practice in collaboration with one or more certified registered nurse practitioners or certified nurse midwives in accordance with Title 34, Chapter 21, Article 5, and the rules and regulations adopted by the Board of Medical Examiners and the Board of Nursing. See Alabama Code 20-2-250
- Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
- CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: A drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedules I through V of Article 2 of this chapter. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- Devise: To gift property by will.
- dispense: To deliver a controlled substance to an ultimate user or research subject by or pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, including the prescribing, administering, packaging, labeling, or compounding necessary to prepare the substance for that delivery. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- dispenser: A practitioner who dispenses. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
- manufacture: The production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion, or processing of a controlled substance, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container; except, that this term does not include the preparation, compounding, packaging, or labeling of a controlled substance by either of the following:
a. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
- person: Individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, or association or any other legal entity. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- person: Any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other entity which manufactures, sells, transfers, or possesses a listed precursor chemical. See Alabama Code 20-2-180
- Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
- prescription: Any order for a controlled substance written or signed or transmitted by word of mouth, telephone, telegraph, closed circuit television, or other means of communication by a legally competent collaborating physician, certified registered nurse practitioner, or certified nurse midwife authorized by law to prescribe and administer the drug which is intended to be filled, compounded, or dispensed by a pharmacist. See Alabama Code 20-2-250
- Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
- qacsc: A Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Registration Certificate. See Alabama Code 20-2-250
- state: When applied to a part of the United States, the term includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legal authority of the United States of America. See Alabama Code 20-2-2
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.