§ 21-28-5.02 Administrative inspections.
The director of health may make administrative inspections of controlled premises in accordance with the following provisions:
(1) For purposes of this section only, "controlled premises" means:
(i) Places where persons registered or exempted from registration requirements under this chapter are required to keep records; and
(ii) Places including factories, warehouses, establishments, and conveyances in which persons registered or exempted from registration requirements under this chapter are permitted to hold, manufacture, compound, process, sell, deliver, or dispose of any controlled substance.
(2) An officer or employee designated by the director of health, upon presenting the appropriate credentials to the owner, operator, or agent in charge, may enter controlled premises for the purpose of conducting an administrative inspection.
(3) An officer or employee designated by the director of health may:
(i) Inspect and copy records required by this chapter to be kept;
(ii) Inspect, within reasonable limits and in a reasonable manner, controlled premises and all pertinent equipment, finished and unfinished material, containers and labeling found in the premises, and, except as provided in subdivision (4) of this section, all other things in the premises, including records, files, papers, processes, controls, and facilities bearing on the enforcement of this chapter; and
(iii) Inventory any stock of any controlled substance in the premises and obtain samples of the controlled substance;
(4) An inspection authorized by this section shall not extend to financial data, sales data, other than shipment data, or pricing data unless the owner, operator, or agent in charge of the controlled premises consents in writing.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 183, § 2.)