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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section G.03.003 from 2012-11-21 to 2019-12-08:

  •  (1) A pharmacist may sell or provide a controlled drug to a practitioner for use in their practice

    • (a) upon a written order, signed and dated by that practitioner, that has been verified if the signature of the practitioner is unknown to the pharmacist; or

    • (b) upon a verbal order specifying the name and quantity of the drug if the pharmacist has taken reasonable precautions to satisfy themself that the person making the order is a practitioner.

  • (2) For the purpose of subsection (1), for greater certainty, a pharmacist may sell or provide a controlled drug to a midwife, nurse practitioner or podiatrist only if the midwife, nurse practitioner or podiatrist is permitted to prescribe or possess the controlled drug, or to conduct an activity with it, in accordance with sections 3 and 4 of the New Classes of Practitioners Regulations.

  • SOR/85-550, s. 5
  • SOR/2004-238, s. 16
  • SOR/2012-230, s. 11
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