2017 ORS 689.655¹
Power to administer drugs and devices
  • rules

A pharmacist may administer a drug or device if the pharmacist is acting:

(1) Under the direction of or pursuant to a lawful prescription or order issued by a licensed practitioner acting within the scope of the practitioner’s practice; and

(2) In accordance with the rules adopted by the State Board of Pharmacy regarding the administration of drugs and devices. [1999 c.350 §3e; 2009 c.326 §5]

Note: Section 3f, chapter 350, Oregon Laws 1999, provides:

Sec. 3f. Nothing in this 1999 Act shall be construed to allow a pharmacist to prescribe drugs or to dispense or administer any drug or device that requires a prescription without a prescription or order of a practitioner authorized to prescribe drugs. [1999 c.350 §3f]

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 689, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano689.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.