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Section 11002. (Repealed and added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1407.)
Cite as: Cal. Health & Safety Code §11002.

“Administer” means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient for his immediate needs or to the body of a research subject by any of the following:

(a) A practitioner or, in his presence, by his authorized agent.

(b) The patient or research subject at the direction and in the presence of the practitioner.

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