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House Bill 1951

House Bill 1951

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB 1951 (Updated April 29, 2001 8:42 PM - DI 77)

Health professions and prescription drugs. Adds "Rx Only" as a federal legend for which prescriptions may not be refilled without written or oral authorization of a licensed practitioner. Requires a prescription to contain the date of issue. Provides that a prescription is valid for not longer than one year after the original date of issue (instead of the original date of filling). Adds gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) as a Schedule I depressant. Adds any drug product containing GHB, including its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers, for which an application is approved under the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as a Schedule III depressant. Adds Zolpidem (Ambien) as a Schedule IV depressant. Amends the requirements for a respiratory therapist student permit.
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