CHAPTER 372

GENERAL PROVISIONS RESPECTING POLICE

RELATING TO NARCOTIC DRUGS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 100 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS RESPECTING THE POLICE," WITH RESPECT TO THE QUANTITIES OF CERTAIN DRUGS EXEMPTED FROM THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 42 THEREOF RELATING TO NARCOTIC DRUGS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Article 42, Chapter 100 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by repealing that part of 4092. Sec. 197. thereof, and designated (a) as the same appears in the second column on Page 868 of said Revised Code, and by substituting and enacting in lieu of the paragraph so repealed a new paragraph designated (a) as follows:

(a) No person shall prescribe, administer, dispense, or sell under the exemptions of this section, to any one person, or for the use of any one person or animal, any preparation or preparations included within this section, when he knows, or can by reasonable diligence ascertain, that such prescribing, administering, dispensing, or selling will provide the person to whom or for whose use, or the owner of the animal for the use of which, such preparation is prescribed, administered, dispensed, or sold, within any forty-eight consecutive hours, with more than four grains of opium, or more than two grains of morphine or of any of its salts, or more than eight grains of codeine or of any of its salts, or more than one-quarter of a grain of heroin or of any of its salts, or will provide such person or the owner of such animal, within forty-eight consecutive hours, with more than one preparation exempted by this section from the operation of this Article.

Approved June 30, 1949