4729-10-03 Compliance.

Each nonresident terminal distributor of dangerous drugs shall:

(A) Maintain, in readily retrievable form, records of all dangerous drugs sold at retail to persons in Ohio.

(B) Comply with all the statutory and regulatory requirements of the state of Ohio for controlled substances, including those that are different from federal law, unless such compliance would cause the nonresident terminal distributor of dangerous drugs to violate the statutory or regulatory requirements of the state in which it is located.

(C) Supply upon request and in a timely manner all information needed by the board of pharmacy to carry out its responsibilities as a licensing, regulatory, and drug law enforcement agency of the state of Ohio.

(D) Supply upon request and in a timely manner all information needed by the board of pharmacy and any local, state, or federal agency to carry out its responsibilities in enforcing the federal and state laws governing the distribution of drugs in the state of Ohio.

(E) If the nonresident terminal distributor is a pharmacy, there must be an offer to counsel the patient issued with every prescription filled. The offer shall be made by telephone or in writing on a separate document and shall accompany the prescription. A written offer to counsel shall include the hours a pharmacist is available and a telephone number where a pharmacist may be reached. The telephone service must be available at no cost to the pharmacy's primary patient population. The pharmacy shall have sufficient telephone service to provide reasonable access to incoming callers.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/17/2014 and 03/17/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 4729.54 , 4729.55 , 4729.551
Prior Effective Dates: 8/16/94 (Emer), 12/15/94