Sections
Subchapter 1 Regulated Drugs 4201 – 4240
Subchapter 2 Forfeiture 4241 – 4248
Subchapter 3 Miscellaneous 4249 – 4255

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 18 > Chapter 84

  • Board: means the State Board of Health. See
  • Board of Health: means the State Board of Health so designated under chapter 3 of this title. See
  • Board of Pharmacy: means the State Board of Pharmacy so designated under 26 V. See
  • Certificate: means a certificate of approval issued to a hospital, laboratory, or nursing home under section 4207 of this title. See
  • Cocaine: means coca leaves except coca leaves and extracts of coca leaves from which cocaine, ecgonine, and derivatives of ecgonine or their salts have been removed; cocaine, its salts, optical and geometric isomers, and salts of isomers; ecgonine, its derivatives, their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers; or any compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of any of the substances referred to in this subdivision. See
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health or the Commissioner's designee. See
  • Crack cocaine: means the free-base form of cocaine. See
  • Deliver: means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer or prescription of a regulated drug, whether or not there exists an agency relationship. See
  • Dentist: means a person authorized by law to practice dentistry in this State and who has a license issued to the person under this chapter authorizing him or her to use regulated drugs in connection with his or her professional practice. See
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See
  • Dispense: includes distribute, leave with, give away, dispose of, or deliver. See
  • Ecstasy: means 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, including its salts, isomers, or salts of isomers. See
  • Federal drug laws: means the laws of the United States relating to one or more of those drugs which are defined in this chapter as regulated drugs. See
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Hallucinogenic drugs: means stramonium, mescaline or peyote, lysergic acid diethylamide, and psilocybin, and all synthetic equivalents of chemicals contained in resinous extractives of Cannabis sativa, or any salts or derivatives or compounds of any preparations or mixtures thereof, and any other substance which is designated as habit-forming or as having a serious potential for abuse arising out of its effect on the central nervous system or its hallucinogenic effect in the regulations adopted by the Board of Health under section 4202 of this title. See
  • Heroin: includes every substance not chemically or physically distinguishable from it and preparations containing heroin or its derivatives, by whatever name identified and 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, as designated by the Board of Health by rule. See
  • Hospital: means an institution for the care and treatment of the sick and injured licensed as a hospital under chapter 43 of this title and a hospital conducted, maintained, and operated by the United States or the State of Vermont, approved under this chapter as proper to be entrusted with the custody and use of regulated drugs under the direction of a physician or dentist, confirmed by an official written order signed by a person authorized to prescribe such drugs. See
  • Justice: when applied to a person, other than a Justice of the Supreme Court, shall mean a justice of the peace for the county for which he or she is elected or appointed. See
  • Laboratory: means a laboratory approved under this chapter as proper to be entrusted with the custody and use of regulated drugs for scientific and medical purposes and for purposes of instruction. See
  • License: means a license to practice their profession issued to one of those persons listed in subdivisions (1)(A) through (F) of this section by his or her respective professional board under the applicable laws of this State, or a license issued by the Board of Health under section 4206 of this title to a person not subject to the jurisdiction of any such professional board. See
  • Lysergic acid diethylamide: includes any salts or derivatives or compounds of any preparations or mixtures of lysergic acid diethylamide or any preparation, mixture, or compound containing any lysergic acid diethylamide. See
  • Magistrate: shall mean any Supreme Court Justice, Superior judge, District judge, or Probate judge. See
  • Manufacturer: means a person authorized by law to manufacture, bottle, or pack drugs in this State and who has a license issued to the person under this chapter to compound, mix, cultivate, produce, or prepare regulated drugs but does not include a pharmacy which compounds such drugs to be sold or dispensed on prescriptions at retail. See
  • Marijuana: means any plant material of the genus cannabis or any preparation, compound, or mixture thereof except:

  • Methamphetamine: includes any quantity of the substance, its salt, isomers, salts of isomers, optical isomers, and salts of its optical isomers. See
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • narcotic drugs: means opium, coca leaves, pethidine (isonipecaine, meperidine), and opiates or their compound, manufacture, salt, alkaloid, or derivative, and every substance neither chemically nor physically distinguishable from them, and preparations containing such drugs or their derivatives, by whatever trade name identified and 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, as the same are so designated in the regulations adopted by the Board of Health under section 4202 of this title. See
  • Nurse: means any person authorized by law to practice nursing in this State. See
  • Nursing home: means a facility, other than a hospital, operated for the purpose of providing lodging, board, and nursing care to persons who are sick, have an infirmity or disability, or are convalescing, approved under this chapter as proper to be entrusted with the custody and use of regulated drugs prescribed for such individual patients under its care under the direction of a physician or dentist, confirmed by an official written order signed by a person authorized to prescribe such drugs. See
  • Oath: shall include affirmation where by law an affirmation may be substituted. See
  • Official written order: means an order written on a form prescribed for that purpose by the U. See
  • Palliative care: means interdisciplinary care given to improve the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with a serious medical condition. See
  • Permit: means any permit or license issued pursuant to this title. See
  • Person: means any individual, company, corporation, association, partnership, the U. See
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association, trust, or other institution or entity. See
  • Pharmacist: means any person authorized by law to practice pharmacy in this State; but nothing in this chapter shall be construed as conferring on a person any authority, right, or privilege, that is not granted to him or her by the pharmacy laws of his or her state. See
  • Pharmacy: means any place registered as such by the Board of Pharmacy in which drugs, prescriptions, or poisons are possessed for the purpose of compounding, dispensing, or retailing, or in which drugs, prescriptions, or poisons are compounded, dispensed, or retailed, or in which such drugs, prescriptions, or poisons are by advertising or otherwise offered for sale at retail and which has a license issued to it under this chapter authorizing the retail dealing of regulated drugs. See
  • Physician: means a person authorized by law to practice medicine in this State and who has a license issued to the person under this chapter authorizing him or her to use regulated drugs in connection with his or her professional practice. See
  • Practitioner: includes a physician, dentist, veterinarian, surgeon, or any other person who may be lawfully entitled under this chapter to distribute, dispense, prescribe, or administer regulated drugs to patients. See
  • Prescribe: means an order for a patient made or given by a practitioner. See
  • Prescription: means an order for a regulated drug made by a physician, physician assistant, advanced practice registered nurse, dentist, or veterinarian licensed under this chapter to prescribe such a drug which shall be in writing except as otherwise specified in this subdivision. See
  • Prescription drug: means any human drug required by federal law or regulation to be dispensed only by a prescription, including finished dosage forms and active ingredients subject to Section 503(b) of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. See
  • Professional board: means :

  • Registration: means the annual registration of licenses and certificates under this chapter. See
  • Registry number: means the number assigned under regulations adopted by the Board of Health to each person authorized under this chapter to use, prescribe, dispense, possess, or administer a regulated drug in connection with his or her professional practice. See
  • Regulated drug: means :

  • said: when used by way of reference to a person or thing shall apply to the same person or thing last mentioned. See
  • Sale: means transfer for a consideration or barter or exchange or an offer or express or implied promise to transfer for a consideration or barter or exchange, and each such transaction made by any person, whether as principal, proprietor, agent, servant, or employee. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • sworn: shall include affirmed. See
  • Ultimate user: means a patient who uses a prescription drug. See
  • Veterinarian: means a person authorized by law to practice veterinary medicine in this State and who has a license issued to the person under this chapter authorizing him or her to use regulated drugs in connection with his or her professional practice. See
  • Wholesaler: means a person authorized by law, when so required, to sell at wholesale drugs in this State and further has a license issued to the person under this chapter to supply others than consumers with drugs or preparations containing a regulated drug that the person has not produced or prepared. See