2015 Arkansas Code
Title 17 - Professions, Occupations, and Businesses
Subtitle 3 - Medical Professions
Chapter 92 - Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Subchapter 11 - Prescription Drug Redispensing Program
§ 17-92-1103 - Prescription drug redispensing program.

AR Code § 17-92-1103 (2015) What's This?

(a) The prescription drug redispensing program established by this subchapter shall be a pilot program to determine the efficacy of redispensing prescription drugs to indigent patients.

(b) In cooperation with the Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy shall develop and implement the program consistently with public health and safety through which unused prescription medications other than controlled substances may be transferred from a nursing facility to a charitable clinic pharmacy for the purpose of distributing the medication to Arkansas residents who are indigent.

(c) In cooperation with the Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, the board shall monitor the program and submit to the General Assembly two (2) reports along with any recommendations or findings, as follows:

(1) The first report shall be submitted on or before January 1, 2006; and

(2) The second report shall be submitted on or before October 1, 2006.

(d) Participation in the program by any entity, including individuals, pharmacies, charitable clinics, charitable clinic pharmacies, nursing facilities, and drug manufacturers, shall be voluntary.

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