2018 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 64 - Controlled Substances
Subchapter 3 - Uniform Controlled Substances Act -- Regulation of Distribution
§ 5-64-308. Prescriptions

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-64-308 (2018)
  • (a) Except when dispensed directly by a practitioner, other than a pharmacy, to an ultimate user, no controlled substance in Schedule II may be dispensed without the written prescription of a practitioner or the oral, faxed, or electronic prescription of a practitioner, if issued in compliance with federal law and regulations.

  • (b)

    • (1) Except when dispensed directly by a practitioner, other than a pharmacy, to an ultimate user, a controlled substance included in Schedule III or Schedule IV that is a prescription drug shall not be dispensed without a written or oral prescription of a practitioner or the faxed or electronic prescription of a practitioner, if issued in compliance with federal law and regulations.

    • (2) The prescription shall not be filled or refilled more than six (6) months after the date of the prescription or be refilled more than five (5) times unless renewed by the practitioner.

  • (c) A controlled substance included in Schedule V shall not be distributed or dispensed other than for a medical purpose.

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