2017 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 4 - Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics
Chapter 64 - Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Subchapter 4 - Hallucinogenic Drugs
§ 20-64-403. Use, possession, sale, etc., prohibited -- Exceptions

Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-64-403 (2017)
  • The drugs enumerated in § 20-64-402 may lawfully be possessed by:
    • (1) A manufacturer licensed by the Food and Drug Administration to produce and distribute the drugs, or his or her agent, to be sold only to a person authorized in this section to possess the drugs or transport in interstate commerce. Each shipment must bear the identifying number assigned by the Food and Drug Administration;
    • (2)
      • (A) A licensed pharmacy, to be dispensed only to a licensed physician or research scientist qualified under subdivision (3) or subdivision (4) of this section.
      • (B) However, every pharmacy which receives or dispenses the drug shall keep a record showing the date, amount, and source of drugs received, the date of dispensing, the name and address of the person to whom dispensed, and the kind and quantity of drugs.
      • (C) The record shall be kept for a period of three (3) years from the date of the transaction recorded and shall be open to inspection by any peace officer or health officer of this state or by any equivalent federal officer;
    • (3)
      • (A) A licensed physician, provided that every physician who receives or administers the drug shall keep a record showing the date, amount, and source of drugs received, the date of administration, the name and address of the person to whom administered, and the kind and quantity of drugs.
      • (B) Every record shall be kept for a period of three (3) years from the date of administration and shall be open to inspection by any peace officer or health officer of this state or by any equivalent federal officer.
      • (C) Any physician who administers any drug listed in § 20-64-402 to any human being shall keep the patient under his or her personal supervision and care until the effect of the drug has entirely ceased; and
    • (4)
      • (A) A licensed psychologist or a member of the faculty of a college or university in this state who is qualified by scientific training and experience to investigate the safety and effectiveness of the drugs, to be used only for research and not to be administered to any human being except under the supervision of a physician as provided in subdivision (3) of this section.
      • (B) Any psychologist or research scientist who uses the drug shall keep a record showing the date, amount, and source of drugs received and the disposition and use of all drugs.
      • (C) Every record shall be kept for a period of three (3) years from date of use and shall be open to inspection by any peace officer or health officer of this state or by any equivalent federal officer.
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