distribute

(1)Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), no person may distribute any drug sample. For purposes of this subsection, the term “distribute” does not include the providing of a drug sample to a patient by a— (A)practitioner licensed to prescribe such drug, (B)health care professional acting at the direction and under the supervision of such a practitioner, or (C)pharmacy of a hospital or of another health care entity that is acting at the direction of such a practitioner and that received such sample pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3).

Source

21 USC § 353(d)(1)


Scoping language

in paragraphs (2) and (3)
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