WVC 60 A- 4 - 410
§60A-4-410. Prohibited acts -- Withholding information from
practitioner; additional controlled substances;
(a) It is unlawful for a patient, in an attempt to obtain a
prescription for a controlled substance, to knowingly withhold from
a practitioner, that the patient has obtained a prescription for a
controlled substance of the same or similar therapeutic use in a
concurrent time period from another practitioner.
(b) Any person who violates this section is guilty of a
misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, may be confined in jail
for not more than nine months, or fined not more than $2,500, or
both fined and confined.
(c) The offense established by this section is in addition to
and a separate and distinct offense from any other offense set
forth in this code.