The commissioner shall register an applicant unless he or she determines that the issuance of such registration is inconsistent with the public interest. In determining the public interest, the commissioner shall consider the following factors:

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 21a-320

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • practitioner: means : (1) A physician, dentist, veterinarian, podiatrist, optometrist, physician assistant licensed pursuant to section 20-12b, advanced practice registered nurse as defined in subsection (b) of section 20-87a, nurse-midwife, scientific investigator or other person licensed, registered or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to or to administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in this state. See Connecticut General Statutes 21a-316

(1) Maintenance of effective controls against diversion of controlled substances into other than duly authorized legitimate medical, scientific, or commercial channels;

(2) Compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations concerning controlled substances;

(3) Any conviction of the applicant under any state or federal law relating to controlled substances;

(4) Furnishing by the applicant of false or fraudulent information or material in any application filed under this chapter;

(5) Expiration, suspension, revocation, surrender or denial of the practitioner‘s federal controlled substance registration;

(6) Prescribing, distributing, administering or dispensing of controlled substances in schedules other than those specified in the practitioner’s state or federal registration; and

(7) Suspension, revocation, expiration or surrender of, or other disciplinary action taken against, any professional license or registration held by the practitioner.