2019 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer and Employee
Chapter 9 - Drug-Free Workplace Programs
§ 50-9-116. Consideration of prescriptions issued within six months prior to positive confirmed drug result.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 50-9-116 (2019)
  • (a) As used in this section:

    • (1) “Issued” means the date that the licensed physician physically wrote or electronically transmitted the prescription to the pharmacy; and

    • (2) “Valid prescription” means a prescription that is written or electronically sent by a licensed practitioner for the individual subject to a drug test pursuant to this chapter and filled in a licensed pharmacy.

  • (b) Notwithstanding this chapter to the contrary, the medical review officer shall only consider prescriptions issued within six (6) months prior to a positive confirmed drug result for purposes of determining a valid prescription and immunity from actions authorized by this chapter following a positive confirmed drug result.

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