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299A.291 Definitions.

Subdivision 1. Applicability. For purposes of sections 299A.291 to 299A.298, the following terms have the meanings given them in this section.

Subd. 2. Chemical abuse. "Chemical abuse" means the use of a controlled substance or the abuse of alcoholic beverages.

Subd. 3. Controlled substance. "Controlled substance" has the meaning given in section 152.01, subdivision 4.

Subd. 4. Prevention activity. "Prevention activity" means an activity carried on by a government agency that is designed to reduce chemical abuse and dependency, including education, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs.

Subd. 5. Supply reduction activity. "Supply reduction activity" means an activity carried on by a government agency that is designed to reduce the supply or use of controlled substances, including law enforcement, eradication, and prosecutorial activities.

HIST: 1989 c 290 art 9 s 1; 1989 c 356 s 56; 1991 c 279 s 10-13; 1999 c 216 art 2 s 28; 1999 c 241 art 10 s 8