1. a. Except as provided in subsection d. of this section, no person shall sell, offer for sale or purchase in any single retail transaction more than:

(1)three packages, or any number of packages that contain a total of nine grams, of any drug containing a sole active ingredient of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or any of their salts, optical isomers or salts of optical isomers, or

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-25

  • Dentist: means a dentist authorized by law to practice dentistry in this State. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Person: means any corporation, association, partnership, trust, other institution or entity, or one or more individuals. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Physician: means a physician authorized by law to practice medicine in this or any other state and any other person authorized by law to treat sick and injured human beings in this or any other state. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2
  • Veterinarian: means a veterinarian authorized by law to practice veterinary medicine in this State. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2


(2)three packages of any combination drug containing, as one of its active ingredients, ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or any of their salts, optical isomers or salts of optical isomers, or any number of packages of such combination drug that contain a total of nine grams of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or any of their salts, optical isomers or salts of optical isomers.

b.As used in this section, "drug" has the meaning as defined in R.S.24:1-1.

c.A violation of this section is a disorderly persons offense.

d.This act shall not apply to a drug lawfully prescribed or administered by a licensed physician, veterinarian or dentist.

L.2005,c.207,s.1.