PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
333.7109 Definitions; P to U.
(1) "Person" means a person as defined in section 1106 or a governmental entity.
(2) "Poppy straw" means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after mowing.
(3) "Practitioner" means any of the following:
(a) A prescriber or pharmacist, a scientific investigator as defined by rule of the administrator, or other person licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to, or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state, including an individual in charge of a dog pound or animal shelter licensed or registered by the department of agriculture and rural development under 1969 PA 287, MCL 287.331 to 287.340, or a class B dealer licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture under the animal welfare act, Public Law 89-544, 7 USC 2131 to 2147, 2149, and 2151 to 2159 and the department of agriculture and rural development under 1969 PA 224, MCL 287.381 to 287.395, for the limited purpose of buying, possessing, and administering a commercially prepared, premixed solution of sodium pentobarbital to practice euthanasia on animals.
(b) A pharmacy, hospital, or other institution or place of professional practice licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, prescribe, dispense, conduct research with respect to, or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state.
(4) "Prescriber" means that term as defined in section 17708.
(5) "Prescription form" means a printed form, that is authorized and intended for use by a prescribing practitioner to prescribe controlled substances or other prescription drugs and that meets the requirements of rules promulgated by the administrator, and all of the following requirements:
(a) Bears the preprinted, stamped, typed, or manually printed name, address, and telephone number or pager number of the prescribing practitioner.
(b) Includes the manually printed name of the patient, the address of the patient, the prescribing practitioner's signature, and the prescribing practitioner's drug enforcement administration registration number.
(c) Includes the quantity of the prescription drug prescribed, in both written and numerical terms.
(d) Includes the date the prescription drug was prescribed.
(e) Complies with any rules promulgated by the department under section 7333a(6).
(6) "Production" means the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing, or harvesting of a controlled substance.
(7) "Sign" means to affix one's signature manually to a document or to use an electronic signature.
(8) "Ultimate user" means an individual who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for personal use or for the use of a member of the individual's household, or for administering to an animal owned by the individual or by a member of the individual's household.
History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978
Am. 1980, Act 414, Imd. Eff. Jan. 11, 1981
Am. 1986, Act 174, Imd. Eff. July 7, 1986
Am. 1988, Act 60, Eff. Aug. 1, 1989
Am. 1993, Act 80, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994
Am. 2001, Act 233, Eff. Jan. 6, 2003
Am. 2016, Act 383, Eff. Mar. 28, 2017
Compiler's Notes: Section 3 of Act 174 of 1986 provides: “This amendatory act shall only apply to contested cases filed on or after July 1, 1986.”Enacting section 1 of Act 233 of 2001 provides:“Enacting section 1. Sections 7104, 7107, and 7109 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7104, 333.7107, and 333.7109, as amended by this amendatory act, take effect upon the promulgation of the rules required under section 7333a of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7333a, and receipt by the secretary of state of written notice from the director of the department of consumer and industry services that the electronic monitoring system required by section 7333a of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7333a, is operational. The notice to the secretary of state shall include a statement that the department of consumer and industry services is able to receive data from at least 80% of those required to report under section 7333a of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7333a, and is able to respond to requests for data from persons authorized to make such requests and to review and utilize the data.”The rules required under section 7333a of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7333a, pertaining to the operation of the electronic monitoring system, were promulgated on December 30, 2002. In addition, a written notice from the director of the department of consumer and industry services that the electronic monitoring system required by section 7333a of the public health code is operational was filed with, and received by, the secretary of state on January 6, 2003.
Popular Name: Act 368
Admin Rule: R 338.471 et seq. and R 338.3101 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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