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§ 1776. Prescription Drug Take-Back Services: Authorization.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 17. California State Board of Pharmacy
Article 9.1. Prescription Drug Take-Back Services (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1776
§ 1776. Prescription Drug Take-Back Services: Authorization.
Pharmacies, hospitals/clinics with onsite pharmacies, distributors and reverse distributors licensed by the board may offer, under the requirements in this article, specified prescription drug take-back services through collection receptacles and/or mail back envelopes or packages to provide options for the public to discard unwanted, unused or outdated prescription drugs. Each entity must comply with regulations of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and this article.
Only California-licensed pharmacies, hospitals/clinics with onsite pharmacies, and drug distributors (licensed wholesalers and third-party logistics providers) who are registered with the DEA as collectors and licensed in good standing with the board may host a pharmaceutical take-back receptacle as authorized under this article.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4005, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4005, 4026.5 and 4301, Business and Professions Code; and Section 1317.40, Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations.
1. New article 9.1 (sections 1776-1776.6) and section filed 6-6-2017; operative 6-6-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2017, No. 23).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
16 CCR § 1776, 16 CA ADC § 1776
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