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SECTION 12-105
Recovery by illegal drug users
General Obligations (GOB) CHAPTER 24-A, ARTICLE 12
§ 12-105. Recovery by illegal drug users. 1. An individual drug user
may not bring an action for damages caused by the use of an illegal
drug, unless all of the following conditions are met:

(a) The individual discloses to law enforcement authorities, more than
six months before filing the action, information known to the individual
regarding their source of illegal drugs;

(b) The individual has not used an illegal drug within the six month
period preceding filing the action.

2. A person entitled to bring an action under this section may be
awarded damages only from a person who knowingly participated in the
chain of distribution of an illegal drug that was actually used by the
individual drug user.

3. A person entitled to bring an action under this section may recover
economic damages, including but not limited to the cost of treatment,
rehabilitation, and medical expenses, loss of economic potential, and
loss of productivity.