ORS 689.275¹
Renewal of licenses
  • rules
  • fees

(1) Each pharmacist shall apply for renewal of license annually no later than June 30 or no later than such date as may be specified by rule of the State Board of Pharmacy. The board shall renew the license of each pharmacist who is qualified to engage in the practice of pharmacy.

(2) The board shall specify by rule the procedures to be followed, in addition to those specified by ORS 689.285 (Continuing pharmacy education), and the fees to be paid for renewal of licenses.

(3)(a) All pharmacists in good standing who have been licensed pharmacists for at least 20 years and who are retired from practice of pharmacy are exempt from further payment of license fees until they again engage in the practice of pharmacy. No retired pharmacist shall engage in the practice of pharmacy without first paying all fees for the year in which the pharmacist resumes practice and producing evidence satisfactory to the board of continued professional competence.

(b) Failure to comply with the requirements of paragraph (a) of this subsection shall be considered the practice of pharmacy without a license. [1979 c.777 §24; 2007 c.768 §51]

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/­ors/­ors689.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 689, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano689.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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