2007 ORS 475.185¹
When prescriptions required

(1) Except when dispensed directly by a practitioner to an ultimate user, no controlled substance in Schedule II may be dispensed without the written prescription of a practitioner.

(2) In emergency situations, as defined by rule of the State Board of Pharmacy, Schedule II drugs may be dispensed upon oral or electronically transmitted prescription of a practitioner, reduced promptly to writing and filed by the pharmacy. Prescriptions shall be retained in conformity with the requirements of ORS 475.165 (Records of registrants). No prescription for a Schedule II substance may be refilled.

(3) Except when dispensed directly by a practitioner to an ultimate user, a controlled substance included in Schedule III, IV or V, which is a prescription drug, shall not be dispensed without a written, oral or electronically transmitted prescription of a practitioner. The prescription shall not be filled or refilled more than six months after the date on which it was issued and no prescription authorized to be refilled may be refilled more than five times. Additional quantities of the controlled substances listed in Schedule III, IV or V may only be authorized by a practitioner through issuance of a new prescription.

(4) A controlled substance shall not be delivered or dispensed other than for a medical purpose.

(5) Except in good faith and in the course of professional practice only, a practitioner or a pharmacist may not dispense controlled substances.

(6) Any oral or electronically transmitted prescription authorized by statute or rule shall be stored by electronic means or reduced promptly to writing and filed by the pharmacy.

(7) Issuance, preparation, labeling, dispensing, recordkeeping and filing of prescriptions or medication orders shall be in conformance with the requirements of the federal law and rules of the board. [1977 c.745 §14; 1979 c.777 §54; 1981 c.666 §7; 2001 c.623 §4]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Filling controlled substance prescrip­tions from out-of-state physicians, (1980) Vol 40, p 197

Chapter 475

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 561 (1972); 69 OLR 171 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475—Controlled Substances; Illegal Drug Cleanup; Paraphernalia; Precursors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­475.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 475, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­475ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.