ORS 689.305¹
Registration of drug outlets
  • rules

(1) All drug outlets shall annually register with the State Board of Pharmacy.

(2)(a) Each drug outlet shall apply for a certificate of registration in one or more of the following classifications:

(A) Retail drug outlet.

(B) Institutional drug outlet.

(C) Manufacturing drug outlet.

(D) Wholesale drug outlet.

(E) Nonprescription drug outlet.

(b) No individual who is employed by a corporation which is registered under any classification listed in paragraph (a) of this subsection need register under the provisions of this section.

(3) The board shall establish by rule under the powers granted to it under ORS 689.155 (Authority of board over medications, drugs, devices and other materials) and 689.205 (Rulemaking) the criteria which each drug outlet must meet to qualify for registration in each classification designated in subsection (2)(a) of this section. The board may issue various types of certificates of registration with varying restrictions to the designated outlets where the board deems it necessary by reason of the type of drug outlet requesting a certificate.

(4) It shall be lawful for a drug outlet registered under this section to sell and distribute nonprescription drugs. Drug outlets engaging in the sale and distribution of such items shall not be deemed to be improperly engaged in the practice of pharmacy. [1979 c.777 §30; 1993 c.571 §8]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Administra­tion of medica­tion by psychiatric aide, (1975) Vol 37, p 478; construing "or otherwise distribute," (1976) Vol 38, p 134

Chapter 689

Notes of Decisions

Board of Pharmacy had authority to adopt rule making drug ephedrine available by prescrip­tion only. Northwest Connec­tion v. Board of Pharmacy, 108 Or App 320, 814 P2d 191 (1991)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of board to require retail price list of prescrip­tion drugs, (1975) Vol 37, p 345; hospital policy requiring pharmacy depart­ment to substitute therapeutically equivalent but not generically identical drugs, (1979) Vol 40, p 145; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 689—Pharmacists; Drug Outlets; Drug Sales, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors689.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 689, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­689ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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