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DRUG-DEPENDENT PERSON

"Drug-dependent person" means a person who has a psychoactive substance dependence on drugs as that condition is defined in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association.

Source:  General Statutes § 21a-240 (19) (applies to Chapter 420b:  Dependency Producing Drugs, §§ 21a-240 -- 21a-283a).

Commentary:  See glossary entry for "drug dependence."

 

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