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March 19, 2020

14-05-08. Abuse of alcohol or controlled substances defined

Abuse of alcohol or controlled substances is that degree of use which disqualifies the person a great portion of the time from properly attending to business or which reasonably would inflict a course of great mental anguish upon the innocent party. For purposes of this chapter, “controlled substance” means a substance as defined in section 19-03.1-01.