§ 453.011 Short title; purpose
§ 453.013 Uniformity of interpretation
§ 453.016 Definitions
§ 453.021 ‘Administer’ defined
§ 453.023 ‘Advanced practice registered nurse’ defined
§ 453.026 ‘Agent’ defined
§ 453.031 ‘Board’ defined
§ 453.033 ‘CBD’ defined
§ 453.038 ‘Chart order’ defined
§ 453.039 ‘Compound’ and ‘compounding’ defined
§ 453.042 ‘Concentrated cannabis’ defined
§ 453.043 ‘Controlled substance analog’ defined
§ 453.046 ‘Counterfeit substance’ defined
§ 453.051 ‘Deliver’ and ‘delivery’ defined
§ 453.053 ‘Department’ defined
§ 453.056 ‘Dispense’ defined
§ 453.061 ‘Dispenser’ defined
§ 453.066 ‘Distribute’ defined
§ 453.071 ‘Distributor’ defined
§ 453.076 ‘Division’ defined
§ 453.081 ‘Drug’ defined
§ 453.082 ‘Drug Enforcement Administration’ defined
§ 453.0825 ‘Extraction’ defined
§ 453.083 ‘Fill’ defined
§ 453.085 ‘Hospital’ defined
§ 453.086 ‘Immediate precursor’ defined
§ 453.087 ‘Institutional pharmacy’ defined
§ 453.0875 ‘Isomer’ defined
§ 453.091 ‘Manufacture’ defined
§ 453.096 ‘Marijuana’ defined
§ 453.098 ‘Narcotic addict’ defined. [Replaced in revision by NRS 453.115.]
§ 453.099 ‘Narcotic addiction’ defined. [Replaced in revision by NRS 453.103.]
§ 453.101 ‘Narcotic drug’ defined
§ 453.103 ‘Narcotic use disorder’ defined
§ 453.106 ‘Opiate’ defined
§ 453.111 ‘Opium poppy’ defined
§ 453.113 ‘Person’ defined
§ 453.115 ‘Person with a narcotic use disorder’ defined
§ 453.117 ‘Pharmacy’ defined
§ 453.118 ‘Pharmacy in a correctional institution’ defined
§ 453.121 ‘Poppy straw’ defined
§ 453.126 ‘Practitioner’ defined
§ 453.128 ‘Prescription’ defined
§ 453.131 ‘Production’ defined
§ 453.134 ‘Refill’ defined
§ 453.136 ‘State’ defined
§ 453.137 ‘Steroid’ defined
§ 453.139 ‘THC’ defined
§ 453.141 ‘Ultimate user’ defined
§ 453.146 Powers and duties of Board
§ 453.151 Cooperative arrangements; confidentiality of information
§ 453.153 Cooperation between Board and Division required
§ 453.154 Division required to prepare certain reports concerning controlled substances; Division and Board may enter into agreements with public agencies; requirements
§ 453.155 Programs for research and education
§ 453.157 Confidentiality of information concerning research or medical practice
§ 453.159 Existing orders or regulations unaffected

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 453 > Uniform Controlled Substances Act > General Provisions

  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • controlled substance: means a drug, immediate precursor or other substance which is listed in schedule I, II, III, IV or V for control by the State Board of Pharmacy pursuant to NRS 453. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.031
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039
  • physician: means a person who engages in the practice of medicine, including osteopathy and homeopathy. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.040
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.