Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 4. Transfer of Precursors to Controlled Substances

Report Required For Precursor To Controlled Substance

50-32-401. Report required for precursor to controlled substance. (1) A manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, or other person who sells, transfers, or otherwise furnishes any of the following substances to a person in this state shall submit a report to the department of justice detailing all transactions:

(a) phenyl-2-propanone;

(b) methylamine;

(c) d-lysergic acid;

(d) ergotamine tartrate;

(e) diethyl malonate;

(f) malonic acid;

(g) ethyl malonate;

(h) barbituric acid; and

(i) piperidine.

(2) The department of justice may adopt, amend, or repeal rules in accordance with the Montana Administrative Procedure Act that add or delete substances on the list of regulated substances in subsection (1) if the substance is a precursor to a dangerous drug as defined in 50-32-101.

(3) This section does not apply to any of the following:

(a) a pharmacist, veterinary dispensing technician, or other authorized person who sells or furnishes the substance upon the prescription of a physician, dentist, podiatrist, or veterinarian;

(b) a physician, dentist, podiatrist, or veterinarian who administers or furnishes the substance to patients;

(c) a manufacturer or wholesaler licensed by the board of pharmacy who sells, transfers, or otherwise furnishes the substance to a licensed pharmacist, physician, dentist, podiatrist, or veterinarian;

(d) transfers of the substances listed in subsection (1) within any college or university to an employee or student of the college or university for the purpose of teaching or research authorized by the college or university.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 227, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 247, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 1848, Ch. 56, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 759, L. 2023.