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B&P Code, Section 4170. Conditions For Dispensing Drugs Or Dangerous Devices

Business and Professions Code, Section 4170. Conditions for dispensing drugs or dangerous devices; Authority of boards to ensure compliance

(a)  No prescriber shall dispense drugs or dangerous devices to patients in his or her office or place of practice unless all of the following conditions are met:

(6) The prescriber, prior to dispensing, offers to give a written prescription to the patient that the patient may elect to have filled by the prescriber or by any pharmacy.

(7) The prescriber provides the patient with written disclosure that the patient has a choice between obtaining the prescription from the dispensing prescriber or obtaining the prescription at a pharmacy of the patient’s choice.

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