Food And Drugs

Uniform Controlled Substances Act

ARTICLE 21-28-3.01
Regulation of Manufacturing, Distributing, Prescribing, Administering, and Dispensing Controlled Substances

SECTION 21-28-3.27

§ 21-28-3.27. Labeling by dispensing apothecaries.

Whenever an apothecary sells or dispenses any controlled substance on a prescription issued by a practitioner, he or she shall affix to the container in which the controlled substance is sold or dispensed, a label showing his or her own name and address, or the name, and address of the apothecary for whom he or she is lawfully acting; the label shall be printed, typed, or a combination of printed and typed, but shall not be hand written; the name and address of the patient, or, if the patient is an animal, the name and address of the owner of the animal and the species of the animal; the name of the practitioner by whom the prescription was written or ordered; the number of pills dispensed, and any directions that may be stated on the prescription. No person shall alter, deface, or remove any label so affixed.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 183, § 2; P.L. 1987, ch. 396, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 310, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 91, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 143, § 1.)