In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-3451

  • Dangerous drug: means dangerous drug as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Narcotic drug: means narcotic drugs as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

1. "Controlled substance" means a drug, substance or immediate precursor in schedules I through V of title 36, chapter 27, or a dangerous drug or a narcotic drug listed in section 13-3401.

2. "Counterfeit preparation" means a preparation that has an appearance which imitates another preparation but that, in fact, is a different preparation.

3. "Distribute" means the actual, constructive or attempted transfer, delivery or sale of, or dispensing to another of, an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug.

4. "Imitation controlled substance" means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a controlled substance that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a controlled substance but it is a counterfeit preparation.

5. "Imitation over-the-counter drug" means an imitation of a nonprescription drug as defined in section 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is an over-the-counter drug.

6. "Imitation prescription-only drug" means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a prescription-only drug as defined by section 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a prescription-only drug but it is a counterfeit preparation.

7. "Manufacture" means the production, preparation, compounding, processing, encapsulating, packaging or repackaging, or labeling or relabeling of an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug.

8. "Placebo" means an inactive substance or preparation used in controlled studies to determine the effectiveness of medicinal substances or used to please or gratify a physician’s patient.