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21-3445. Unlawful administration of a substance.

(a) Unlawful administration of a substance is the intentional and knowing administration of a substance to another person without consent for the purpose of impairing such other person’s physical or mental ability to appraise or control such person’s conduct.

(b) ‘‘Unlawful administration of a substance’’ means any method of causing the ingestion by another person of a controlled substance, including gamma hydroxybutyric acid, any controlled substance analog, as defined in K.S.A. 65-4101, of gamma hydroxybutyric acid, including gamma butyrolactone; butyrolactone; butyrolactone gamma; 4-butyrolactone; 2(3H)-furanone dihydro; dihydro-2(3H)-furanone; tetrahydro-2-furanone; 1,2-butanolide; 1,4-butanolide; 4-butanolide; gamma-hydroxybutyric acid lactone; 3-hydroxybutyric acid lactone and 4-hydroxybutanoic acid lactone with CAS No. 96-48-0; 1,4 butanediol; butanediol; butane-1,4-diol; 1,4-butylene glycol; butylene glycol; 1,4-dihydroxybutane; 1,4-tetramethylene glycol; tetramethylene glycol; tetramethylene 1,4-diol, into any food, beverage or other consumable that the person knows, or should know, would be consumed by such other person.

(c) This section shall not prohibit administration of any substance described in subsection (b) for lawful medical or therapeutic treatment.

(d) Unlawful administration of a substance is a class A person misdemeanor.

History: L. 1998, ch. 175, § 2; L. 2000, ch. 108, § 1; L. 2001, ch. 171, § 1 (HB 2178); July 1.