HB1558 (CH0461)

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2018 Regular Session



Pharmacists - Dispensing of Prescription Drugs - Single Dispensing of Dosage Units

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morales


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 461

Synopsis:Authorizing, with a certain exception, a pharmacist to dispense, in a single dispensing and exercising the pharmacist's professional judgment, a quantity of a prescription drug that is up to a certain number of authorized dosage units and does not exceed a 90-day supply of the prescription drug; providing that the Act does not apply to a certain controlled dangerous substance or certain prescriptions that an authorized prescriber prescribes for a patient; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Morales, Angel, Barkley, Barron, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Lam, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Robinson, West, K. Young, P. Young, Bromwell, Krebs, Pendergrass, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, and Szeliga
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1159 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Birth Control -see also- Reproductive Matters
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Weights and Measures
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations

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May 11, 2018 4:20 P.M.