§1060.13. Sale, distribution, or possession of legend drug without prescription or order
prohibited; exceptions; penalties
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, deliver, or possess any legend drug
except upon the order or prescription of a physician or licensed health care practitioner as
defined in R.S. 40:961(31). This Section shall not apply to sale, delivery, or possession by
drug wholesalers or drug manufacturers, or their agents or employees, or to any practitioner
acting within the scope of his license, or to a common or contract carrier or warehouseman,
or any employee thereof, whose possession of any legend drug is in the usual course of
business or employment.
B. Repealed by Acts 2010, No. 360, §1.
C. Any person who violates the provisions of this Section shall be imprisoned, with
or without hard labor, for not more than five years and may be sentenced to pay a fine of not
more than five thousand dollars.
Acts 2006, No. 565, §1; Acts 2007, No. 287, §1; Acts 2010, No. 360, §1;
Redesignated from R.S. 40:1238.1 by HCR 84 of 2015 R.S.