Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 484.004
Affirmative Defense

It is an affirmative defense to prosecution or liability under this chapter that:


the abusable synthetic substance was approved for use, sale, or distribution by the United States Food and Drug Administration or other state or federal regulatory agency with authority to approve the substance’s use, sale, or distribution; and


the abusable synthetic substance was lawfully produced, distributed, sold, or offered for sale by the person who is the subject of the criminal or civil action.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 187 (S.B. 461), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.

Source: Section 484.004 — Affirmative Defense, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­484.­htm#484.­004 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 484.004’s source at texas​.gov