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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-22.11a: Pharmacy practice site to notify patients how to properly dispose of unused prescription drugs.

2. a. A pharmacy practice site that dispenses prescription drugs, other than a long-term care pharmacy, shall distribute, with each prescription drug which is a controlled dangerous substance that it dispenses to an individual located in this State, a copy of the notice prepared pursuant to subsection b. of this section. For the purposes of this subsection, "pharmacy practice site" includes only those pharmacy practice sites that are located inside the State.

b. The Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety shall prepare and post on its website a notice, for use by a prescriber pursuant to section 46 of P.L.1991, c.187 (C.45:9-22.11), and which a pharmacy practice site shall utilize for the purposes of subsection a. of this section, to advise customers and patients about:

(1) the availability of drug take-back programs sponsored by a local, State, or federal government agency; and

(2) how to obtain information from the website for those programs concerning where unused prescription drugs may be dropped off for the purpose of ensuring their safe, secure, efficient, and environmentally sound disposal.

L.2015, c.66, s.2.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2015-07-08 09:14:26.

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