Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-254 Drugs, nostrums and medicines.
(a) Any person who shall distribute any drugs, nostrums,
medicines or samples containing any
such things, anywhere in the city, whether licensed or not, except by actual delivery thereof to
some person over the age of sixteen (16) years, or any person who shall distribute or deposit any
such things in or near any school or other place where children might obtain them, shall upon
conviction, be deemed guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) For purposes of this section, the following terms shall
have the meanings designated:
Drugs and medicines shall mean substances or preparations prescribed by duly licensed
physicians intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.
Nostrums shall mean substances or preparations usually of secret composition and
recommended by the preparer for use as a drug or medicine, but without scientific proof of their
(Ord. No. 10651, § 1(7.1140), 7-15-85)
Editor's note--Section 1 of Ord. No. 10651, adopted July 15, 1985, reenacted § 7.1140 of
1964 Code, which provisions have been included herein at the discretion of the editor as § 16-254.