21 U.S. Code § 149. Definitions

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When used in this subchapter
(a)
The term “person” means an individual, partnership, association, or corporation.
(b)
The term “United States” means the fifty States and the District of Columbia.
(Feb. 15, 1927, ch. 155, § 9, 44 Stat. 1103; Pub. L. 86–70, § 19, June 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 145; Pub. L. 86–624, § 15, July 12, 1960, 74 Stat. 415.)
Amendments

1960—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 86–624 substituted “means the fifty States and the District of Columbia” for “means continental United States, including Alaska”.

1959—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 86–70 inserted “, including Alaska” after “continental United States”.