3719.03 Qualifications of applicant for license.

No license shall be issued under section 3719.02 or 3719.021 of the Revised Code unless and until the applicant therefor has furnished proof satisfactory to the state board of pharmacy:

(A) That the applicant is of good moral character or, if the applicant be an association or corporation, that the managing officers are of good moral character;

(B) That the applicant is equipped as to land, buildings, and paraphernalia properly to carry on the business described in his application;

(C) That the applicant's trade connections are such that there is a reasonable probability that he will apply all controlled substances grown, cultivated, processed, produced, or possessed by him to scientific, experimental, medicinal, or instructive purposes;

(D) That the applicant is in sufficiently good financial condition to carry out his obligation;

(E) That the applicant has satisfactorily shown that the granting of such license is in the public interest.

No license shall be granted to any person who has, within five years, been convicted of a drug abuse offense as defined in section 3719.01 of the Revised Code, or to any person who is a drug dependent person.

The board may suspend or revoke, for cause, any license issued under section 3719.02 or 3719.021 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 07-01-1976.