16-12-523. Unlawful conduct by cardholders -- penalties. (1) The department shall revoke and may not reissue the registry identification card of an individual who:
(a) is convicted of a drug offense; or
(b) allows another individual to be in possession of the individual's:
(i) registry identification card, except as provided for in 16-12-513; or
(ii) mature marijuana plants, seedlings, usable marijuana, or marijuana products.
(2) If no other penalty is specified under this part, a registered cardholder who violates this part is punishable by a fine not to exceed $500 or by imprisonment in a county jail for a term not to exceed 6 months, or both, unless otherwise provided in this part or unless the violation would constitute a violation of Title 45. An offense constituting a violation of Title 45 must be charged and prosecuted pursuant to the provisions of Title 45.
(3) Review of a department action imposing a fine, suspension, or revocation under this section must be conducted as a contested case hearing under the provisions of the Montana Administrative Procedure Act.