2018 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 4 - Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics
Chapter 64 - Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Subchapter 3 - Arkansas Drug Abuse Control Act
§ 20-64-317. Rules and regulations
(a) The authority to promulgate rules and regulations for the efficient enforcement of this subchapter is vested in the State Board of Health.
(b) Before the rules or regulations or amendments thereto shall become effective, the board shall publish notice two (2) times weekly for two (2) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in this state, setting forth in the newspaper notice a concise summary of the proposed rule, regulation, or amendment thereto and setting forth, in addition, the time and place at which open public hearings are to be held on the rules and regulations.
(c) The hearing shall be held not earlier than ten (10) days nor later than fifteen (15) days following the last published notice thereon.
(d) The board is authorized to make the regulations promulgated under this subchapter conform, insofar as practicable, with those promulgated under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.