California Imitation Controlled Substances Act



SECTION 109525-109555


109525.  This chapter shall be known as the "California Imitation

Controlled Substances Act."


109530.  Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in

this article govern the construction of this chapter.


109535.  "Controlled substance" means a substance as defined in

Section 11007.


109540.  "Distribute" means the actual, constructive, or attempted

transfer, delivery, or dispensing to another of an imitation

controlled substance.


109545.  "Manufacture" means the production, preparation,

compounding, processing, encapsulating, packaging or repackaging,

labeling or relabeling, of an imitation controlled substance.


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.



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