2021 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 13 - Controlled Substances
Article 3 - Dangerous Drugs
§ 16-13-73. Labeling Prescription Containers of Dangerous Drugs

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-13-73 (2021)
  1. Whenever a pharmacist dispenses a dangerous drug, he shall, in each case, place upon the container the following information:
    1. Name of the patient;
    2. Name of the practitioner prescribing the drug;
    3. The expiration date, if any, of the drug;
    4. Name and address of the pharmacy from which the drug was dispensed; and
    5. The date of the prescription.
  2. Any pharmacist who dispenses a dangerous drug and fails to place the label required by subsection (a) of this Code section upon the container of such drug shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ga. L. 1939, p. 288, § 3; Code 1933, §§ 79A-705, 79A-9908, enacted by Ga. L. 1967, p. 296, § 1; Ga. L. 1971, p. 406, § 1; Ga. L. 1989, p. 14, § 16; Ga. L. 2015, p. 883, § 7/HB 211.)



- 28 C.J.S., Drugs and Narcotics, §§ 103, 104, 135 et seq.


- Constitutionality of statutes requiring notice by label or otherwise of the fact that product is imported, or as to place of production, 124 A.L.R. 572.

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