Criminal Offenses


SECTION 11-9-21

   § 11-9-21  Prohibition of sale of certain dietary supplements to minors. – (a) It shall be a misdemeanor for any manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, or other person, to sell, transfer, or otherwise furnish any of the following to a person under 18 years of age:

   (1) A dietary supplement containing an ephedrine group alkaloid.

   (2) A dietary supplement containing any of the following:

   (A) Androstanedoil.

   (B) Androstanedione.

   (C) Androstenedione.

   (D) Noradrostenediol.

   (E) Norandrostenedione.

   (F) Dehydroepiandrosterone.

   (b) The seller shall request valid identification from any individual who attempts to purchase a dietary supplement set forth in subsection (a) if that individual reasonably appears to the seller to be under 18 years of age.

   (c) Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b), a retail clerk who fails to request identification pursuant to subsection (b) of this section shall not be guilty of a misdemeanor, subject to any civil penalties, or subject to any disciplinary action or discharge by his or her employer.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2005, ch. 244, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 246, § 2.)