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155A.23 Prohibited acts.

A person shall not:

1. Obtain or attempt to obtain a prescription drug or procure or attempt to procure the administration of a prescription drug by:

a. Fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, or subterfuge.

b. Forgery or alteration of a prescription or of any written order.

c. Concealment of a material fact.

d. Use of a false name or the giving of a false address.

2. Willfully make a false statement in any prescription, report, or record required by this chapter.

3. For the purpose of obtaining a prescription drug, falsely assume the title of or claim to be a manufacturer, wholesaler, pharmacist, pharmacy owner, physician, dentist, podiatrist, veterinarian, or other authorized person.

4. Make or utter any false or forged prescription or written order.

5. Affix any false or forged label to a package or receptacle containing prescription drugs.

Information communicated to a physician in an unlawful effort to procure a prescription drug or to procure the administration of a prescription drug shall not be deemed a privileged communication.

Section History: Recent form

87 Acts, ch 215, § 23

Internal References

Referred to in § 155A.24

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