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DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 4. DRUGS, DEVICES, AND COSMETICS [109250 - 109590]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 5. Imitation Controlled Substances [109525 - 109590]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 1. Provisions and Definitions [109525 - 109555]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

109525.
  

This chapter shall be known as the “California Imitation Controlled Substances Act.”

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109530.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109535.
  

“Controlled substance” means a substance as defined in Section 11007.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109540.
  

“Distribute” means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer, delivery, or dispensing to another of an imitation controlled substance.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109545.
  

“Manufacture” means the production, preparation, compounding, processing, encapsulating, packaging or repackaging, labeling or relabeling, of an imitation controlled substance.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109550.
  

“Imitation controlled substance” means (a) a product specifically designed or manufactured to resemble the physical appearance of a controlled substance, that a reasonable person of ordinary knowledge would not be able to distinguish the imitation from the controlled substance by outward appearances, or (b) a product, not a controlled substance, that, by representations made and by dosage unit appearance, including color, shape, size, or markings, would lead a reasonable person to believe that, if ingested, the product would have a stimulant or depressant effect similar to or the same as that of one or more of the controlled substances included in Schedules I through V, inclusive, of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11053) of Division 10.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109555.
  

The provisions of this chapter are cumulative, and shall not be construed as restricting any remedy, provisional or otherwise, provided by law for the benefit of any party.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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