Article 1 Prohibited Acts 04.16.010 – 04.16.175
Article 2 Penalties and Forfeitures 04.16.180 – 04.16.220

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 16

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • biological product: means a product that is applicable to the prevention, treatment, or cure of a disease or condition of human beings, and is a virus, therapeutic serum, toxin, antitoxin, vaccine, blood, blood component or derivative, allergenic product, protein other than a chemically synthesized polypeptide, or analogous product, or arsphenamine or derivative of arsphenamine or any other trivalent organic arsenic compound. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • board: means the Board of Pharmacy. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • board: means the State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board. See Alaska Statutes 08.84.190
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce, community, and economic development. See Alaska Statutes 10.10.210
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • compounding: means the preparation, mixing, assembling, packaging, or labeling of a drug or device (A) as the result of a practitioner?s prescription drug order or initiative based on the relationship of the practitioner, patient, and pharmacist in the course of professional practice or (B) for the purpose of, or as an incident to, research, teaching, or chemical analysis and not for sale or dispensing. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • controlled substance: has the meaning given in AS 11. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • corporation: means the Alaska Business and Industrial Development Corporation created under this chapter. See Alaska Statutes 10.10.210
  • delivery: means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer of a drug or device from one person to another, whether or not for consideration. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • device: means an instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, or other similar or related article, including a component part or accessory, that is required under federal law to bear the label "Caution: Federal or state law requires dispensing by or on the order of a physician". See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • dispensing: means the preparation and delivery of a drug or device to a patient or patient?s agent under a lawful order of a practitioner in a suitable container appropriately labeled for subsequent administration to, or use by, a patient. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • drug: means an article recognized as a drug in an official compendium, or supplement to an official compendium. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • equivalent drug product: means a drug product that has the same established name, active ingredients, strength or concentration, dosage form, and route of administration and that is formulated to contain the same amount of active ingredients in the same dosage form and to meet the same compendia or other applicable standards for strength, quality, purity, and identity, but that may differ in characteristics such as shape, scoring configuration, packaging, excipients including colors, flavors, preservatives, and expiration time. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • financial institution: means a banking corporation or trust company, savings and loan association, insurance company or related corporation, partnership, foundation, or other institution engaged primarily in lending or investing funds. See Alaska Statutes 10.10.210
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • interchangeable biological product: means a biological product that the United States Food and Drug Administration has determined

    (A) meets the standards for interchangeability under 42 U. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480

  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • labeling: means the process of preparing and affixing a label to a drug container, exclusive, however, of the labeling by a manufacturer, packer, or distributor of a nonprescription drug or commercially packed legend drug or device. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • legend drug: means a prescription drug. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • manufacturing: means the production, preparation, propagation, conversion, or processing of a drug or device, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from a substance of natural origin or independently by means of chemical or biological synthesis, and includes packaging or repackaging of a substance or labeling or relabeling of its container, and the promotion and marketing of drugs or devices. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • member: means a financial institution authorized to do business within this state that undertakes to lend money to a corporation created under this chapter, upon its call, and in accordance with this chapter. See Alaska Statutes 10.10.210
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • nonprescription drug: means a nonnarcotic medicine or drug that may be sold without a prescription and that is prepackaged for use by the consumer and labeled in accordance with the requirements of the statutes and regulations of the state and the federal government. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • occupational therapist: means a person who practices occupational therapy. See Alaska Statutes 08.84.190
  • occupational therapy: includes

    (A) developing daily living, play, leisure, social, and developmental skills. See Alaska Statutes 08.84.190

  • occupational therapy assistant: means a person who assists in the practice of occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist. See Alaska Statutes 08.84.190
  • outsourcing facility: means a facility at one geographic location or address that is engaged in the compounding of sterile drugs for a facility at another geographic location. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • owner: means the owner of a place of business for wholesaling, retailing, compounding, or dispensing drugs, medicines, or poisons. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • patient counseling: means the communication by the pharmacist of information, as defined in the regulations of the board, to the patient or care giver in order to improve therapy by ensuring proper use of drugs and devices. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • peace officer: means

    (A) an officer of the state troopers. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

  • person: has the meaning given in AS 01. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • pharmacist: means an individual currently licensed by this state to engage in the practice of pharmacy. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • pharmacist-in-charge: means a pharmacist who accepts responsibility for operation of a pharmacy in a manner that complies with laws and regulations applicable to the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of drugs and who is personally in charge of the pharmacy and the pharmacy?s personnel. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • pharmacy: means a place in this state where drugs are dispensed and pharmaceutical care is provided and a place outside of this state that is subject to licensure or registration under AS 08. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • pharmacy located outside of the state: means a pharmacy that prepares or mixes prescription drugs outside of the state, regardless of the location at which those drugs may be shipped, mailed, or delivered to the consumer. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • physical therapist: means a person who practices physical therapy. See Alaska Statutes 08.84.190
  • physical therapy: means the examination, treatment and instruction of human beings to detect, assess, prevent, correct, alleviate and limit physical disability, bodily malfunction, pain from injury, disease and other bodily or mental conditions and includes the administration, interpretation and evaluation of tests and measurements of bodily functions and structures. See Alaska Statutes 08.84.190
  • physical therapy assistant: means a person who assists in the practice of physical therapy or portions of it as initiated, supervised, and terminated by a licensed physical therapist. See Alaska Statutes 08.84.190
  • 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.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • practice of pharmacy: means the interpretation, evaluation, and dispensing of prescription drug orders in the patient?s best interest. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • practitioner: means an individual currently licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized by the jurisdiction in which the individual practices to prescribe and administer drugs in the course of professional practice. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • preceptor: means an individual who is currently licensed by the board, meets the qualifications as a preceptor under the regulations of the board, and participates in the instructional training of pharmacy interns. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • prescription drug: means a drug that, under federal law, before being dispensed or delivered, is required to be labeled with either of the following statements: (A) "Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription". See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • prescription drug order: means a lawful order of a practitioner for a drug or device for a specific patient. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • substitute: means to dispense, without the prescriber?s expressed authorization,

    (A) an equivalent drug product in place of the prescribed drug. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480

  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • third-party logistics provider: means an entity that provides or coordinates warehousing or other logistics services for a product in interstate commerce on behalf of a manufacturer, wholesale distributor, or dispenser of the product, and that does not take ownership of the product or have responsibility to direct the sale or disposition of the product. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • wholesale: means sale by a manufacturer, wholesale dealer, distributor, or jobber to a person who sells, or intends to sell, directly to the user. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • wholesale drug distributor: means anyone engaged in wholesale distribution of drugs, including manufacturers. See Alaska Statutes 08.80.480
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.