Current as of: 2010
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the practice of pharmacy unless licensed to so practice under the provisions of this act; provided, however, physicians, dentists, veterinarians, osteopaths or other practitioners of the healing arts who are licensed under the laws of this state may deliver and administer prescription drugs to their patients in the practice of their respective professions where specifically authorized to do so by statute of this state.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1) of this section and any statute or rule to the contrary, persons who hold a valid and current license to practice practical or professional nursing in this state pursuant to sections 54-1407 , 54-1408 and 54-1418 , Idaho Code, and who are employed by one (1) of the public health districts established under section 39-408 , Idaho Code, shall be permitted to engage in the labeling and delivery of refills of the following prepackaged items when such items have been prescribed to a patient by a licensed physician, licensed physician's assistant or licensed advanced practice nurse:
(a) Prenatal vitamins;
(b) Contraceptive medications approved by the United States food and drug administration;
(c) Antiviral medications approved by the United States centers for disease control and prevention for treatment of sexually transmitted infection; and
(d) Medications approved by the United States centers for disease control and prevention for treatment of active and latent tuberculosis.
(3) It shall be unlawful for any person, not legally licensed as a pharmacist, to take, use or exhibit the title of pharmacist or the title of druggist or apothecary, or any other title or description of like import.
(4) Any person who shall be found to have unlawfully engaged in the practice of pharmacy shall be subject to a fine not to exceed three thousand dollars ($3,000) for each offense. Each such violation of this act or the rules promulgated hereunder pertaining to unlawfully engaging in the practice of pharmacy shall also constitute a misdemeanor punishable upon conviction as provided in the criminal code of this state.
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