10.47.07.08

.08 Penalties and Sanctions.

A. Civil Penalties. A dispenser who knowingly fails to submit prescription monitoring data to the Program as required by Regulation .03 of this chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty not exceeding $500 for each failure to submit required information.

B. Criminal Penalties. A person who knowingly discloses, uses, obtains, or attempts to obtain by fraud or deceit prescription monitoring data in violation of in Health-General Article, §21-2A, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $10,000 or both.

C. Administrative Sanctions. A prescriber or pharmacist who knowingly discloses or uses prescription monitoring data in violation of Health-General Article, §21-2A, Annotated Code of Maryland shall be subject to disciplinary action by the appropriate licensing entity.