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SF 751

2nd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 11/09/2017 10:56am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to health; requiring that additional information be provided with dispensed
prescriptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.212, subdivision 2.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.212, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Controlled substances.

new text begin(a) new text endIn addition to the requirements of subdivision 1,
when the use of any drug containing a controlled substance, as defined in chapter 152, or
any other drug determined by the board, either alone or in conjunction with alcoholic
beverages, may impair the ability of the user to operate a motor vehicle, the board shall
require by rule that notice be prominently set forth on the label or container. Rules
promulgated by the board shall specify exemptions from this requirement when there is
evidence that the user will not operate a motor vehicle while using the drug.

new text begin (b) In addition to the requirements of subdivision 1, whenever a prescription drug
containing an opiate is dispensed to a patient for outpatient use, the pharmacy or practitioner
dispensing the drug must prominently display on the label or container a notice that states
"Caution: Opioid. Risk of overdose and addiction."
new text end