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

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Delegate Pena-Melnyk


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Authorizing, with a specified 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 specified 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 specified controlled dangerous substance, specified prescriptions that an authorized prescriber prescribes for a patient, or a specified supply of prescription contraceptives; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Morales, Angel, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, Miele, Morgan, Platt, Szeliga, West, K. Young, Bromwell, Cullison, McDonough, Metzgar, Pendergrass, Rosenberg, Saab, and Sample-Hughes
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0814
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.