§ 21a-240 Definitions
§ 21a-241 Prior regulations continued
§ 21a-242 Schedules of controlled substances. Exceptions
§ 21a-243 Regulations. Schedules of controlled substances
§ 21a-244 Regulations re storage and retrieval of prescription information
§ 21a-244a Drug records maintained on electronic data processing systems or media systems. Electronic identifiers. Regulations
§ 21a-245 Manufacture, sale, administering of restricted substances regulated
§ 21a-246 License to manufacture, wholesale, supply, compound, etc. Exception. License fees. License to possess and supply marijuana
§ 21a-247 Qualifications of applicant for license
§ 21a-248 Sale or dispensing of controlled drugs by licensed manufacturer or wholesaler. Records; orders. Scope of uses limited
§ 21a-249 Prescription requirements
§ 21a-250 Rights and duties of pharmacist
§ 21a-251 Dispensing of controlled substances by hospitals, infirmaries or clinics
§ 21a-252 Prescription and dispensing of controlled substances by certain practitioners. Surrender of unused substances by patients. Prescription, dispensing and administering of controlled substances to immediate family members or for perso
§ 21a-253 Possession of marijuana pursuant to a prescription
§ 21a-254 Designation of restricted drugs or substances by regulations. Records required by chapter. Electronic prescription drug monitoring program
§ 21a-254a Appointment of prescription drug monitoring working group. Membership
§ 21a-255 Penalty for failure to make, furnish or keep records, statements or information. General penalty
§ 21a-256 Labeling of package or container of controlled substances
§ 21a-257 Person receiving narcotic drug to keep it in original container
§ 21a-258 Exceptions concerning possession and control
§ 21a-259 Common nuisances. Receivership of rental housing property development
§ 21a-260 Narcotics control section in Department of Consumer Protection
§ 21a-261 Inspection of records. Entry on premises. Warrants and arrests
§ 21a-262 Commissioner’s authority and duties re controlled substances. When seizing authority may destroy. Disposal by long-term care facilities, outpatient surgical facilities and home health care agencies
§ 21a-263 Power of commissioner to receive and destroy drug paraphernalia. Records
§ 21a-264 Notice to licensing boards of violations by licensees
§ 21a-265 Inspection of prescriptions, orders, records and stocks restricted to government officers and third-party payors. Confidentiality
§ 21a-266 Prohibited acts
§ 21a-267 Penalty for use, possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia. Immunity
§ 21a-268 Misrepresentation of substance as controlled substance. Exemption
§ 21a-269 Burden of proof of exception, excuse, proviso or exemption
§ 21a-270 Drug paraphernalia: Factors to be considered by court or other authority in determination
§ 21a-271 Severability of provisions concerning drug paraphernalia
§ 21a-272 Preparations which may be sold and dispensed. Exceptions
§ 21a-273 Substances exempt under federal law
§ 21a-274 Cooperation in enforcement of law
§ 21a-274a Drug enforcement grant program. Safe neighborhoods grant program. Community mobilization antidrug grant program
§ 21a-275 Revocation or suspension of licenses by commissioner
§ 21a-276 Discretion of commissioner to issue warning
§ 21a-277 Penalty for illegal manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription, dispensing
§ 21a-278 Penalty for illegal manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription or administration by non-drug-dependent person
§ 21a-278a Penalty for illegal manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription or administration
§ 21a-279 Penalty for illegal possession. Alternative sentences. Immunity
§ 21a-279a Penalty for illegal possession of small amount of cannabis-type substance
§ 21a-279b Construction of public act 15-2 of the June special session* re violations of section 21a-279
§ 21a-280 Breathing of anesthesia not violation
§ 21a-281 Presumption of psychological dependence on volatile substances
§ 21a-282 No prosecution where federal action has been taken
§ 21a-283 Analytical tests for presence of controlled drugs or alcohol. Standards and procedures. Convictions constituting prior offense. Imposition of cost when analysis performed
§ 21a-283a Court authorized to depart from imposing mandatory minimum sentence
§ 21a-286 Agreements for distribution and administration of opioid antagonists. Regulations
§ 21a-307 Definitions re dispensing of drugs

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 420b

  • Administer: means 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) A practitioner, or, in his presence, by his authorized agent, or (B) the patient or research subject at the direction and in the presence of the practitioner, or (C) a nurse or intern under the direction and supervision of a practitioner. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agent: means an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, dispenser or prescribing practitioner. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, United States Department of Justice, or its successor agency. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Cocaine in a free-base form: means any substance which contains cocaine, or any compound, isomer, derivative or preparation thereof, in a nonsalt form. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlled substance: means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in schedules I to V, inclusive, of the Connecticut controlled substance scheduling regulations adopted pursuant to section 21a-243. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dentist: means a person authorized by law to practice dentistry in this state. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dispense: means 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 the delivery. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Dispenser: means a practitioner who dispenses. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Distribute: means to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled substance. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Distributor: means a person who distributes and includes a wholesaler who is a person supplying or distributing controlled drugs which he himself has not produced or prepared to hospitals, clinics, practitioners, pharmacies, other wholesalers, manufacturers and federal, state and municipal agencies. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Drug: means (A) substances recognized as drugs in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or official National Formulary, or any supplement to any of them. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Drug dependence: means a psychoactive substance dependence on drugs as that condition is defined in the most recent edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" of the American Psychiatric Association. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Drug paraphernalia: refers to equipment, products and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing or concealing, or ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing into the human body, any controlled substance contrary to the provisions of this chapter including, but not limited to: (i) Kits intended for use or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing or harvesting of any species of plant which is a controlled substance or from which a controlled substance can be derived. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Drug-dependent person: means a person who has a psychoactive substance dependence on drugs as that condition is defined in the most recent edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" of the American Psychiatric Association. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Factory: means any place used for the manufacturing, mixing, compounding, refining, processing, packaging, distributing, storing, keeping, holding, administering or assembling illegal substances contrary to the provisions of this chapter, or any building, rooms or location which contains equipment or paraphernalia used for this purpose. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Federal food and drug laws: means the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as amended, Title 21 USC 301 et seq. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Intern: means a person who holds a degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of dental surgery or medicine and whose period of service has been recorded with the Department of Public Health and who has been accepted and is participating in training by a hospital or institution in this state. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Laboratory: means a laboratory approved by the Department of Consumer Protection as proper to be entrusted with the custody of controlled substances and the use of controlled substances for scientific and medical purposes and for purposes of instruction, research or analysis. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, cultivation, growing, 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 or compounding of a controlled substance by an individual for his own use or the preparation, compounding, packaging or labeling of a controlled substance: (A) By a practitioner as an incident to his administering or dispensing of a controlled substance in the course of his professional practice, or (B) by a practitioner, or by his authorized agent under his supervision, for the purpose of, or as an incident to, research, teaching or chemical analysis and not for sale. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Marijuana: means all parts of any plant, or species of the genus cannabis or any infra specific taxon thereof, whether growing or not. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Narcotic substance: means any of the following, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis: (A) Morphine-type: (i) Opium and opiate, and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of opium or opiate which are similar thereto in chemical structure or which are similar thereto in physiological effect and which show a like potential for abuse, which are controlled substances under this chapter unless modified. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • 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.
  • Nurse: means a person performing nursing as defined in section 20-87a. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Official written order: means an order for controlled substances written on a form provided by the bureau for that purpose under the federal Controlled Substances Act. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes any corporation, limited liability company, association or partnership, or one or more individuals, government or governmental subdivisions or agency, business trust, estate, trust, or any other legal entity. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Pharmacist: means a person authorized by law to practice pharmacy pursuant to section 20-590, 20-591, 20-592 or 20-593. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Pharmacy: means an establishment licensed pursuant to section 20-594. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Physician: means a person authorized by law to practice medicine in this state pursuant to section 20-9. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • 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.
  • Podiatrist: means a person authorized by law to practice podiatry in this state. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Practitioner: means : (A) A physician, dentist, veterinarian, podiatrist, scientific investigator or other person licensed, registered or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or to administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Prescribe: means order or designate a remedy or any preparation containing controlled substances. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Prescription: means a written, oral or electronic order for any controlled substance or preparation from a licensed practitioner to a pharmacist for a patient. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • 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.
  • Production: includes the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing or harvesting of a controlled substance. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reasonable times: means the time or times any office, care-giving institution, pharmacy, clinic, wholesaler, manufacturer, laboratory, warehouse, establishment, store or place of business, vehicle or other place is open for the normal affairs or business or the practice activities usually conducted by the registrant. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Registrant: means any person licensed by this state and assigned a current federal Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Registry Number as provided under the federal Controlled Substances Act. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Registry number: means the alphabetical or numerical designation of identification assigned to a person by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, or other federal agency, which is commonly known as the federal registry number. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Sale: is a ny form of delivery which includes barter, exchange or gift, or offer therefor, and each such transaction made by any person whether as principal, proprietor, agent, servant or employee. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory or insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legal authority of the United States of America. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Ultimate user: means a person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for his own use or for the use of a member of his household or for administering to an animal owned by him or by a member of his household. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Unit dose drug distribution system: means a drug distribution system used in a hospital or chronic and convalescent nursing home in which drugs are supplied in individually labeled unit of use packages, each patient's supply of drugs is exchanged between the hospital pharmacy and the drug administration area or, in the case of a chronic and convalescent nursing home between a pharmacy and the drug administration area, at least once each twenty-four hours and each patient's medication supply for this period is stored within a patient-specific container, all of which is conducted under the direction of a pharmacist licensed in Connecticut and, in the case of a hospital, directly involved in the provision and supervision of pharmaceutical services at such hospital at least thirty-five hours each week. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Veterinarian: means a person authorized by law to practice veterinary medicine in this state. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240
  • Wholesaler: means a distributor or a person who supplies controlled substances that he himself has not produced or prepared to registrants as defined in subdivision (47) of this section. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-240