2nd Engrossment - 79th Legislature (1995 - 1996) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to health; modifying provisions relating to 1.3 drug dispensing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1994, 1.4 section 152.11, subdivisions 1 and 2. 1.5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.6 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 152.11, 1.7 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 1.8 Subdivision 1. No person may dispense a controlled 1.9 substance included in Schedule II of section 152.02 without a 1.10 prescription written by a doctor of medicine, a doctor of 1.11 osteopathy licensed to practice medicine, a doctor of dental 1.12 surgery, a doctor of dental medicine, a doctor of podiatry, or a 1.13 doctor of veterinary medicine, lawfully licensed to prescribe in 1.14 this state, or a state bordering Minnesota, and having a current 1.15 federal drug enforcement administration registration number. 1.16 Provided that in emergency situations, as authorized by federal 1.17 law, such drug may be dispensed upon oral prescription reduced 1.18 promptly to writing and filed by the pharmacist. Such 1.19 prescriptions shall be retained in conformity with section 1.20 152.101. No prescription for a Schedule II substance may be 1.21 refilled. 1.22 For the purposes of this chapter, a written prescription or 1.23 oral prescription, which shall be reduced to writing, for a 1.24 controlled substance in schedule II, III, IV or V is void unless 1.25 (1) it is written in ink and contains the name and address of 2.1 the person for whose use it is intended; (2) it states the 2.2 amount of the controlled substance to be compounded or 2.3 dispensed, with directions for its use; (3) if a written 2.4 prescription, it contains the signature, address and federal 2.5 registry number of the prescriber and a designation of the 2.6 branch of the healing art pursued by the prescriber; and if an 2.7 oral prescription, the name and address of the prescriber and a 2.8 designation of the prescriber's branch of the healing art; and 2.9 (4) it shows the date when signed by the prescriber, or the date 2.10 of acceptance in the pharmacy if an oral prescription. Every 2.11 licensed pharmacist who compounds any such prescription shall 2.12 retain such prescription in a file for a period of not less than 2.13 two years, open to inspection by any officer of the state, 2.14 county, or municipal government, whose duty it is to aid and 2.15 assist with the enforcement of this chapter. Every such 2.16 pharmacist shall distinctly label the container with the 2.17 directions contained in the prescription for the use thereof. 2.18 Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 152.11, 2.19 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 2.20 Subd. 2. No person may dispense a controlled substance 2.21 included in schedule III or IV of section 152.02 without a 2.22 written or oral prescription from a doctor of medicine, a doctor 2.23 of osteopathy licensed to practice medicine, a doctor of dental 2.24 surgery, a doctor of dental medicine, a doctor of podiatry, or a 2.25 doctor of veterinary medicine, lawfully licensed to prescribe in 2.26 this state or a state bordering Minnesota, and having a current 2.27 federal drug enforcement administration registration number. 2.28 Such prescription may not be dispensed or refilled except with 2.29 the written or verbal consent of the prescriber, and in no event 2.30 more than six months after the date on which such prescription 2.31 was issued and no such prescription may be refilled more than 2.32 five times.