2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Food And Drugs
Section 24:21-17 - Form Of Label To Be Used By Pharmacists; Altering Or Removing Label.

NJ Rev Stat § 24:21-17 (2016) What's This?

24:21-17 Form of label to be used by pharmacists; altering or removing label.

17.Form of label to be used by pharmacists; altering or removing label. Whenever a pharmacist sells or dispenses any controlled dangerous substance on a prescription issued by a practitioner, he shall affix to the container in which such drug is sold or dispensed, a label showing his own name, address, and registry number, or the name, address, and registry number of the pharmacist or pharmacy owner for whom he is lawfully acting; the name of the patient or, if the patient is an animal, the name of the owner of the animal and the species of the animal; the name of the practitioner by whom the prescription was issued; the brand name or generic name of the drug dispensed unless the prescriber states otherwise on the prescription, such directions as may be stated on the prescription and such directions as may be required by rules or regulations promulgated by the director.

No person shall alter, deface, or remove any label so affixed as long as any of the original contents remain.

L.1970, c.226, s.17; amended 1979, c.146, s.2; 1986, c.75, s.1; 2007, c.244, s.15.

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