§ 195.003 Violations of chapter, defendant to pay costs of testing when found guilty
§ 195.005 Comprehensive drug control act
§ 195.010 Definitions
§ 195.015 Authority to control
§ 195.016 Nomenclature
§ 195.017 Substances, how placed in schedules — list of scheduled substances — …
§ 195.022 Chemical substances structurally similar to Schedule I controlled ..
§ 195.030 Rules, procedure — fees — registration required, exceptions, registration, …
§ 195.040 Registration requirements — revocation and suspension — review by …
§ 195.041 Emergencies, waiver of registration and record-keeping requirements for ..
§ 195.042 Confidentiality of all complaints, investigatory reports and information, ..
§ 195.045 Civil immunity for persons required to report to the department of health ..
§ 195.050 Controlled substances, legal sales, how made — records required to be kept.
§ 195.060 Controlled substances to be dispensed on prescription only, exception
§ 195.070 Prescriptive authority
§ 195.080 Excepted substances — prescription or dispensing limitation on amount of …
§ 195.100 Labeling requirements
§ 195.140 Forfeiture of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia, when — disposal …
§ 195.146 Forfeiture of controlled substances and CAFA applicable to children — …
§ 195.150 Procedure upon conviction for violation
§ 195.190 Enforcement by whom
§ 195.195 Regulations, authority to promulgate, where vested
§ 195.197 Department of health and senior services, duties of
§ 195.198 Educational and research programs authorized — report, contents on effect …
§ 195.203 Industrial hemp, authorization to grow, harvest, cultivate, and process ..
§ 195.205 Immunity from liability for seeking or obtaining medical assistance for a ..
§ 195.206 Opioid antagonist, sale and dispensing of by pharmacists, possession of — …
§ 195.207 Hemp extract, use of, permitted when — administration to a minor permitted, …
§ 195.244 Advertisements to promote sale of drug paraphernalia or imitation ..
§ 195.253 Public nuisances — defendants in suits to enjoin.
§ 195.265 Disposal of unused controlled substances, permitted methods — awareness program.
§ 195.310 Injunction authorized
§ 195.320 Purpose clause
§ 195.375 Warrants for administrative inspections, contents, procedures — controlled …
§ 195.400 Reports required, exceptions, penalties — person, defined — list of …
§ 195.417 Limit on sale or dispensing of certain drugs, exceptions — violations, penalty.
§ 195.418 Limitations on the retail sale of methamphetamine precursor drugs — …
§ 195.550 Electronic prescriptions required, when, exceptions — violations.
§ 195.740 Definitions
§ 195.743 Viable industrial hemp is an agricultural product subject to regulation by ..
§ 195.746 Registration and permits, requirements — application, contents — issuance, when.
§ 195.749 Registration and permit, revocation, refusal to issue, refusal to renew, ..
§ 195.752 Administrative fine, when, amount
§ 195.756 Pesticides and agricultural chemicals, use of — limitations on liability.
§ 195.758 Monitoring system, recordkeeping requirements — inspections, when — …
§ 195.764 Fees, amount, use of — fund created.
§ 195.767 Research and study of industrial hemp by institutions of higher education ..
§ 195.773 Department duties — rulemaking authority.
§ 195.820 Medical cannabis, processing fee authorized, when

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 195

  • Acute pain: pain, whether resulting from disease, accidental or intentional trauma, or other causes, that the practitioner reasonably expects to last only a short period of time. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Administer: to apply a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, directly to the body of a patient or research subject by:

     (a)  A practitioner (or, in his or her presence, by his or her authorized agent). See Missouri Laws 195.010

  • 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: an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • 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: a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedules I through V listed in this chapter. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • 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.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • delivery: the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer from one person to another of drug paraphernalia or of a controlled substance, or an imitation controlled substance, whether or not there is an agency relationship, and includes a sale. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Dentist: a person authorized by law to practice dentistry in this state. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispense: to deliver a narcotic or controlled dangerous drug 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 such delivery. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Dispenser: means a practitioner who dispenses. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Distribute: to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled substance. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Distributor: a person who distributes. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Drug paraphernalia: all equipment, products, substances 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, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing into the human body a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance in violation of this chapter or Missouri Laws 195.010
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Hospital: a place devoted primarily to the maintenance and operation of facilities for the diagnosis, treatment or care, for not less than twenty-four hours in any week, of three or more nonrelated individuals suffering from illness, disease, injury, deformity or other abnormal physical conditions. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Imitation controlled substance: a substance that is not a controlled substance, which by dosage unit appearance (including color, shape, size and markings), or by representations made, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a controlled substance. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • immediate family: means a husband, wife, parent, child, sibling, stepparent, stepchild, stepbrother, stepsister, grandparent, or grandchild. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Immediate precursor: a substance which:

     (a)  The state department of health and senior services has found to be and by rule designates as being the principal compound commonly used or produced primarily for use in the manufacture of a controlled substance. See Missouri Laws 195.010

  • Initial prescription: a prescription issued to a patient who has never previously been issued a prescription for the drug or its pharmaceutical equivalent or who was previously issued a prescription for the drug or its pharmaceutical equivalent, but the date on which the current prescription is being issued is more than five months after the date the patient last used or was administered the drug or its equivalent. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • 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: a laboratory approved by the department of health and senior services as proper to be entrusted with the custody of controlled substances but does not include a pharmacist who compounds controlled substances to be sold or dispensed on prescriptions. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Manufacture: the production, preparation, propagation, compounding or processing of drug paraphernalia or of a controlled substance, or an imitation controlled substance, either directly or 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. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Marijuana: all parts of the plant genus Cannabis in any species or form thereof, including, but not limited to Cannabis Sativa L. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Narcotic drug: 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 analysis:

     (a)  Opium, opiate, and any derivative, of opium or opiate, including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, whenever the existence of the isomers, esters, ethers, and salts is possible within the specific chemical designation. See Missouri Laws 195.010

  • 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.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Official written order: an order written on a form provided for that purpose by the United States Commissioner of Narcotics, under any laws of the United States making provision therefor, if such order forms are authorized and required by federal law, and if no such order form is provided, then on an official form provided for that purpose by the department of health and senior services. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • opioid: any substance having an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of conversion into a drug having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Opium poppy: the plant of the species Papaver somniferum L. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • 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: an individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Pharmacist: a licensed pharmacist as defined by the laws of this state, and where the context so requires, the owner of a store or other place of business where controlled substances are compounded or dispensed by a licensed pharmacist. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • 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.
  • Poppy straw: all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after mowing. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Practitioner: a physician, dentist, optometrist, podiatrist, veterinarian, scientific investigator, pharmacy, hospital or other person licensed, registered or otherwise permitted by this state to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or administer or to use in teaching or chemical analysis, a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state, or a pharmacy, hospital or other institution licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • 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 drug paraphernalia or of a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Registry number: the number assigned to each person registered under the federal controlled substances laws. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Sale: 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 Missouri Laws 195.010
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legal authority of the United States of America. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Ultimate user: a person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance for his or her own use or for the use of a member of his or her household or immediate family, regardless of whether they live in the same household, or for administering to an animal owned by him or by a member of his or her household. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Wholesaler: a person who supplies drug paraphernalia or controlled substances or imitation controlled substances that he himself has not produced or prepared, on official written orders, but not on prescriptions. See Missouri Laws 195.010