Sat. Jun 22nd, 2024

(a) For purposes of this Code section, the term powdered alcohol means a powdered or crystalline substance that contains any amount of alcohol for direct use or reconstitution.

(b)(1) No person shall manufacture, use, offer for use, purchase, offer to purchase, sell, offer to sell, or possess powdered alcohol. (2) No person licensed or issued a permit pursuant to this title shall use powdered alcohol as an alcoholic beverage or use powdered alcohol to create an alcoholic beverage.

(c) This Code section shall not apply to the use of powdered alcohol for bona fide research purposes by a: (1) Health care provider that operates primarily for the purpose of conducting scientific research; (2) State institution; (3) Private college or university; or (4) Pharmaceutical or biotechnology company.

(d) Any person convicted of a violation of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(e) Any violation of this Code section by a person licensed or issued a permit pursuant to this title shall constitute grounds for the suspension and revocation of any and all of such licenses and permits issued to such person.