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House Bill 1773

House Bill 1773

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1773 (Updated March 6, 2001 5:52 PM - DI 84)

Board of pharmacy. Allows the Indiana board of pharmacy to test foreign pharmacists and reciprocal candidates, who are requesting to be licensed in Indiana, on the federal statutes and regulations relating to the practice of pharmacy, in addition to the Indiana statutes and rules required by current law. Adds "Rx Only" as a federal legend for which prescriptions may not be refilled without written or oral authorization of a licensed practitioner. Requires prescriptions to contain the date of issue. Makes a prescription valid for not longer than one year after it is issued. Adds gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) as a Schedule I depressant. Adds any drug product containing gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, 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.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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