Persons other than a licensed manufacturer, pharmacist, or owner of a pharmacy who possess for sale, sell, or dispense controlled substances at wholesale shall first obtain a license as a wholesaler of controlled substances from the state board of pharmacy.
All licenses issued pursuant to this section shall be for a period of one year from the thirtieth day of June and may be renewed for a like period annually according to the standard renewal procedure of sections 4745.01 to 4745.03 of the Revised Code.
The annual license fee shall be thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents and shall accompany each application for such license or renewal thereof. All such renewal fees shall be paid in advance by the renewal applicant to the treasurer of state, and entered by the treasurer of state on the records of the state board of pharmacy. A license that has not been renewed by the first day of August in any year may be reinstated upon payment of the renewal fee and a penalty of fifty-five dollars.
The state board of pharmacy, subject to the approval of the controlling board, may establish a fee in excess of the amount provided in this section, provided that the fee does not exceed the amount established by this section by more than fifty per cent.
Effective Date: 06-30-1997 .