§ 315.002 Declarations of public policy — Construction of chapter
§ 315.005 Purpose of chapter
§ 315.010 Definitions for chapter
§ 315.020 Only pharmacists to supervise manufacturing of pharmaceuticals or practice pharmacy — Exceptions — Access to pharmacy electronic database allowed under specific conditions — Persons employed to assist practice of pharmacy after April 1, 2009, to
§ 315.030 Permit required — License required to represent oneself as pharmacist — Registration required to represent oneself as pharmacy technician
§ 315.035 Permit required for operation of a pharmacy — Application — Fee — Issuance — Fee for failure to renew — Premises covered by permit — Rules and regulations — Requirements for in-state pharmacy doing business through the Internet — Board may w
§ 315.0350 v2 Administrative activities of a pharmacy
§ 315.0351 Out-of-state pharmacy — Permit — Requests for information — Records — Toll-free telephone service — Pharmacist on duty — Requirements for out-of-state pharmacy doing business through the Internet — Application to sale or distribution of dialy
§ 315.036 Permit to be acquired by manufacturer — Fee — Records required — Report — Exception
§ 315.040 Exceptions to chapter
§ 315.050 Qualifications of applicant for licensure — Examination — Standards for internship — Certificate of internship
§ 315.060 Examination fee
§ 315.065 Continuing education requirements
§ 315.110 License expiration date — Renewal fee — Application and requirements — Certificate — Display — Pocket certificate
§ 315.115 Renewal fees suspended for persons in Armed Forces
§ 315.120 Notification of failure to renew license — Procedure for renewal of expired license — Renewal after lapse of five or more years — Inactive license
§ 315.121 Grounds for acting against licensee — Notification to board of conviction required — Petition for reinstatement — Expungement
§ 315.125 Mental or physical examination ordered by board — Effect of failure to submit to examination
§ 315.126 Pharmacist recovery network committee — Administrative regulations — Assessment — Confidentiality — Reporting restrictions
§ 315.131 Proceedings before fine, probation, suspension, revocation of license, permit, or certificate — Appeals — Emergency suspension prior to disciplinary hearing
§ 315.135 Registration as pharmacy technician required to assist in the practice of pharmacy — Exemptions
§ 315.136 Requirements for registration as pharmacy technician
§ 315.137 Denial of application for registration as pharmacy technician — Hearing
§ 315.138 Renewal of registration as pharmacy technician — Display of registration certificate
§ 315.150 Board membership — Appointment — Term — Vacancy — Oath — Quorum
§ 315.155 Removal of board members
§ 315.160 Election of officers — Executive director — Meetings
§ 315.171 Compensation of board members and executive director
§ 315.180 Executive director to keep record of persons issued licenses, permits or certificates
§ 315.191 Powers and duties of board — Advisory council
§ 315.193 Board members’ immunity for official acts
§ 315.195 Agency fund — Use
§ 315.200 For whom prescriptions to be refilled
§ 315.202 Exercise of judgment by pharmacist to dispense varying quantities of prescription drug per fill
§ 315.205 Notification of immunization to minor’s primary care provider
§ 315.210 Reciprocity
§ 315.220 Powers of representatives of board
§ 315.230 Restraint of violations — Legal representation
§ 315.235 Attorney General’s jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute violators of pharmacy laws
§ 315.295 Automated pharmacy system in residential hospice facilities
§ 315.300 Placement of drugs by pharmacy with authorized employees of home health agencies and hospices — Protocol — Allowable legend drugs — Administrative regulations
§ 315.310 Duty of treating pharmacist utilizing telehealth to ensure patient’s informed consent and maintain confidentiality — Board to promulgate administrative regulations — Definition of “telehealth”
§ 315.315 Presumption regarding prescription or medical order
§ 315.320 Illegal operation of out-of-state pharmacy — Exemption for lapsed license or permit — Penalty — Exceptions from section
§ 315.325 Exemption from pharmacy licensing requirements for common carriers transporting drugs
§ 315.330 Seizure and forfeiture of illegal drug shipments
§ 315.335 Reporting of robbery, theft, or missing shipment of controlled substances
§ 315.340 Permit for operation of in-state outsourcing facility doing business in Kentucky — Requirements — Administrative regulations
§ 315.342 Permit for operation of out-of-state outsourcing facility doing business in Kentucky — Requirements — Administrative regulations
§ 315.350 License required for medical gas wholesaler operating within state — Fee — Recordkeeping — Penalty for noncompliance — Administrative regulations
§ 315.400 Definitions for KRS 315.400 to 315.412
§ 315.402 Licensure of wholesale distributors of prescription drugs — Record retention — Administrative regulations — Confidentiality
§ 315.404 Returns or exchanges of prescription drugs
§ 315.406 Prescription drug pedigree for drugs leaving normal distribution channel — Administrative regulations
§ 315.408 Electronic track and trace system
§ 315.410 Order to cease distribution of prescription drugs — Hearing
§ 315.4102 License required for each facility of a third-party logistics provider
§ 315.4104 Required license application information and fee for third-party logistics provider
§ 315.4106 Eligibility factors for initial licensure and renewal for third-party logistics provider
§ 315.4108 List of owners and designated representatives of third-party logistics provider subject to board inspection — Persons disqualified from being owner or designated representative
§ 315.4110 Third-party logistics provider must comply with all laws and regulations — Inspection access required — Penalty for noncompliance
§ 315.412 Penalties for violation of KRS 315.400 to 315.410
§ 315.450 Definitions for KRS 315.450 to 315.460
§ 315.452 Legend Drug Repository Program to be established — Purpose — Permitted donations — Voluntary participation — Handling fee — Distribution
§ 315.454 Requirements for accepting and dispensing legend drug or administration supplies
§ 315.456 Immunity from civil liability — Exceptions
§ 315.458 Required administrative regulations
§ 315.460 Restriction on acceptance or distribution of certain drugs
§ 315.500 Emergency authority for pharmacists during state of emergency — Executive order — Time limit — Actions authorized — Extension
§ 315.505 Administrative regulations to effectuate authority granted in KRS 315.500(1)
§ 315.990 Penalties — Extradition

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 315 - Pharmacists and Pharmacies

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Administer: means the direct application of a drug to a patient or research subject by injection, inhalation, or ingestion, whether topically or by any other means. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Animal: includes every warm-blooded living creature except a human being. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • any other state: includes any state, territory, outlying possession, the District of Columbia, and any foreign government or country. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Association: means the Kentucky Pharmacists Association. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Board: means the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Certified mail: means any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery that allows a document or package to have proof of:
    (a) Sending the document or package. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Directors: when applied to corporations, includes managers or trustees. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • dispensing: means to deliver one (1) or more doses of a prescription drug in a suitable container, appropriately labeled for subsequent administration to or use by a patient or other individual entitled to receive the prescription drug. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Drug: means any of the following:
    (a) Articles recognized as drugs or drug products in any official compendium or supplement thereto. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Drug regimen review: means retrospective, concurrent, and prospective review by a pharmacist of a patient's drug-related history, including but not limited to the following areas:
    (a) Evaluation of prescription drug orders and patient records for:
    1. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreign: when applied to a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, business trust, statutory trust, or limited liability company, includes all those incorporated or formed by authority of any other state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Medical order: means a lawful order of a specifically identified practitioner for a specifically identified patient for the patient's health care needs. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nonprescription drugs: means nonnarcotic medicines or drugs which may be sold without a prescription and are prepackaged and labeled for use by the consumer in accordance with the requirements of the statutes and regulations of this state and the federal government. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Outsourcing facility: means a facility at one (1) geographic location or address that:
    (a) Is engaged in the compounding of human sterile drugs without a patient- specific prescription. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Pharmacist: means a natural person licensed by this state to engage in the practice of the profession of pharmacy. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Pharmacist intern: means a natural person who is:
    (a) Currently certified by the board to engage in the practice of pharmacy under the direction of a licensed pharmacist and who satisfactorily progresses toward meeting the requirements for licensure as a pharmacist. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Pharmacy: means every place where:
    (a) Drugs are dispensed under the direction of a pharmacist. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Pharmacy technician: means a natural person who works under the immediate supervision, or general supervision if otherwise provided for by statute or administrative regulation, of a pharmacist for the purpose of assisting a pharmacist with the practice of pharmacy. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Pharmacy-related primary care: means the pharmacists' activities in patient education, health promotion, and assistance in the selection and use of over-the- counter drugs and appliances for the treatment of common diseases and injuries, as well as those other activities falling within their statutory scope of practice. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Practice of pharmacy: means interpretation, evaluation, and implementation of medical orders and prescription drug orders. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Prescription drug: means a drug which:
    (a) Under federal law is required to be labeled with either of the following statements:
    1. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Prescription drug order: means an original or new order from a practitioner for drugs, drug-related devices or treatment for a human or animal, including orders issued through collaborative care agreements or protocols authorized by the board. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Society: means the Kentucky Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supervision: means the presence of a pharmacist on the premises to which a pharmacy permit is issued, who is responsible, in whole or in part, for the professional activities occurring in the pharmacy. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions
    that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Wholesaler: means any person who legally buys drugs for resale or distribution to persons other than patients or consumers. See Kentucky Statutes 315.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010