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(n) Marijuana or marihuana means all parts of the plant Cannabis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plaint, its seeds or resin. The term does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks, oil or cake made3from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom) fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination.
(o) Narcotic drug means any of the following, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances or vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis:
(1) Opium, opium derivative, and any derivative of opium or opium derivative, including their sales, isomers, and salts of isomers, whenever the existence of the salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation. The term does not include the isoquinoline of alkaloids of opium.
(2) Synthetic opiate and any derivative of synthetic opiate, including their isomers, esters, ethers, sales, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, whenever the existence of the isomers, esters, ethers, and salts is possible within the specific chemical designation.
(3) Poppy straw and concentrate of poppy straw.
(4) Coca leaves, except coca leaves and extracts of coca leaves from which cocaine, ecgonine, and derivatives or ecgonine or their sales have been removed.
(5) Cocaine, or any salt, isomer, or salt of isomer thereof.
(6) Cocaine base.
(7) Ecgonine, or any derivative, salt, isomer, or salt of isomer thereof.
(8) Any compound, mixture, or preparation containing any quantity of any substance referred to in subparagraphs (1) through (7).
(p) Opiate means any substance having an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of conversion into a drug having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability. The term includes opium, substances derived from opium (opium derivatives), and synthetic opiates. The term does not include, unless specifically designated as controlled under RCW 69.50.201, the dextrorotatory isomer of 3-methoxy-n-methylmorphinan and its salts (dextromethorphan). The term includes the racemic and levorotatory forms of dextromethorphan.
(q) Opium poppy means the plant of the species Papaver somniferum L., except its seeds.
(r) Person means individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust partnership, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other legal or commercial entity.
(s) Poppy straw means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after mowing.
(t) Practitioner means:
(1) A physician under Chapter 18.71 RCW, a physician assistant under chapter 18.71A RCW, an osteopathic physician and surgeon, under chapter 18.57 RCW, a dentist under chapter 18.32 RCW, a podiatric physician and surgeon under chapter 18.22 RCW, a veterinarian under chapter 18.92RCW, a registered nurse under chapter 18.79 RCW, a pharmacist under chapter 18.64 RCW or a scientific investigator under this chapter, licensed, registered or otherwise permitted insofar as is consistent with those licensing laws to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or administer a controlled substance in the course of their professional practice or research in this state.
(2) A pharmacy, hospital or other institution licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or to administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state.
(3) A physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery, a physician licensed to practice osteopathic medicine and surgery, a dentist licensed to5practice dentistry, a podiatric physician and surgeon licensed to practice veterinary medicine in any state of the United States.
(u) Prescription means an order for controlled substances issued by a practitioner duly authorized by law or rule in the state of Washington to prescribe controlled substances within the scope of his or her professional practice for a legitimate medical purpose.
(v) Production includes the manufacturing, planting, cultivating, growing or harvesting of a controlled substance.
(w) Secretary means the secretary of health or the secretary's designee.
(aa) State, unless the context otherwise requires, means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
(bb) Ultimate user means an individual who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for the individual's own use or for the use of a member of the individual's household or for administering to an animal owned by the individual or by a member of the individual's household.

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