Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 34-20B-35

The department shall register an applicant to manufacture and distribute controlled drugs and substances included in Schedules I through IV of §§ 34-20B-11 to 34-20B-26, inclusive, unless it is determined that the issuance of such registration is inconsistent with the public interest. In determining the public interest, the following factors shall be considered:
             (1)      Maintenance of effective controls against diversion of particular controlled drugs and substances and any Schedule I or II substance compounded therefrom into other than legitimate medical, scientific, or industrial channels;
             (2)      Compliance with the applicable state and local law;
             (3)      Prior conviction record of applicant under federal and state laws relating to the manufacture, distribution, or dispensing of such substances;
             (4)      Past experience in the manufacture of controlled drugs and substances, and the existence in the establishment of effective controls against diversion; and
             (5)      Such other factors as may be relevant to and consistent with the public health and safety.