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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 17. Food and Drugs
- Chapter 20. Alaska Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
- Section 290. Prohibited Acts.
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AS 17.20.290. Prohibited Acts.
- (a) The following acts and the causing thereof are prohibited:
- (1) the manufacture, or sale, or delivery, holding, or offering of sale of food, drug, device, or cosmetic that is
adulterated or misbranded;
- (2) the adulteration or misbranding of food, drug, device, or cosmetic;
- (3) the receipt in commerce of food, drug, device, or cosmetic that is adulterated or misbranded, and the delivery or
proffered delivery of them for pay or otherwise;
- (4) the sale, delivery for sale, holding for sale, or offering for sale of an article in violation of AS 17.20.050
- 17.20.070 and 17.20.100;
- (5) the dissemination of a false advertisement;
- (6) the refusal to permit entry or inspection, or to permit the taking of a sample, as authorized by AS 17.20.200
- (7) the giving of a guaranty or undertaking which is false, except by a person who relied on a guaranty or undertaking to
the same effect signed by and containing the name and address of the person residing in the state from whom the person
who relied on the guarantee or undertaking received the food, drug, device, or cosmetic in good faith;
- (8) the removal or disposal of a detained or embargoed article in violation of AS 17.20.230
- (9) the alteration, mutilation, destruction, obliteration, or removal of the whole or part of the labeling of, or the
doing of any other act with respect to, a food, drug, device, or cosmetic, if the act is done while the article is held
for sale and results in the article being misbranded;
- (10) forging, counterfeiting, simulating, or falsely representing, or without proper authority using a mark, stamp, tag,
label, or other identification device authorized or required by regulations adopted under AS 17.20.230
- (11) the using, on the labeling of a drug or in an advertisement relating to a drug, of a representation or suggestion that
an application with respect to the drug is effective under AS 17.20.110
or that the drug complies with the provisions of that section;
- (12) the sale or offering for sale of frozen fish as fresh fish;
- (13) the improper labeling and drug substitution by pharmacists under AS 17.20.105
- (b) The commissioner of environmental conservation or a designee of the commissioner is responsible for enforcing the
provisions of (a)(1) - (10) of this section, if the subject of the prohibited act involves food or cosmetics, and the
provisions of (a)(12) of this section. This subsection does not limit the authority of peace officers.
- (c) The commissioner of health and social services or a designee of the commissioner is responsible for enforcing the
provisions of (a)(1) - (10) of this section, if the subject of the prohibited act involves drugs or devices, and the
provisions of (a)(11) and (13) of this section. This subsection does not limit the authority of peace officers.
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