(1) Controlled Substance. Any drug, substance, or immediate precursor included in Schedules I through IV of the Pennsylvania Controlled Substance Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, P.L. 233, No. 64 of 1972, 35 P.S. § 780-104.
(2) Health Establishment. Any Establishment owned by or employing a Practitioner at which Controlled Substances are administered, dispensed, delivered, given as gifts, or prescribed.
(3) Nuisance Health Establishment. Any Health Establishment determined by the Department to be a menace to public health because of controlled substance use, sale or the exchange of compensation for prescriptions for Controlled Substances or because of conditions arising from those activities.
(4) Practitioner. A physician, osteopath, dentist, veterinarian, pharmacist, podiatrist, nurse, scientific investigator, or other person licensed, registered or otherwise permitted to prescribe, distribute, dispense, administer or conduct research with respect to a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.