§ 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.
(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.)