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SF 648

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/31/2019 02:46pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; requiring certain pharmacies to maintain a collection system for
legend drugs during business hours; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
151.37, subdivision 6a.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 151.37, subdivision 6a, is amended to read:

Subd. 6a.

Collection of legend drugs by pharmacies.

A pharmacy licensed under
section 151.19 deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text begin that is part of a chain or franchise with three or more locations in the
state must
new text end collect a legend drug from an ultimate user, or from a long-term care facility on
behalf of an ultimate user who resides or resided at the long-term care facility, for the
purpose of disposing of the legend drug as pharmaceutical wastedeleted text begin, provided thatdeleted text endnew text begin. The
collection system must provide for
new text end:

(1) deleted text begina pharmacy may collect and disposedeleted text endnew text begin the collection and disposalnew text end of controlled
substances listed in section 152.02, subdivisions 3 to 6, deleted text beginonly as allowed underdeleted text endnew text begin in accordance
new text end section 152.105; and

(2) deleted text begina pharmacy that has established a controlled substance disposal program pursuant
to section 152.105 may also collect and dispose of noncontrolled substance legend and
nonlegend drugs, but only in the same manner in which it collects and disposes of controlled
deleted text endnew text begin the collection to occur through a drop box available during business hoursnew text end.