(1) (a) A wholesale distributor may receive prescription drug returns or exchanges
from a pharmacy, pharmacy warehouse, or other person authorized to distribute a prescription
drug to an end user under the terms and conditions of an agreement between the parties.
(b) Returns of expired, damaged, recalled, or otherwise nonsalable prescription drugs
shall be distributed by the receiving wholesale distributor only to the original manufacturer,
a third-party returns processor, or a reverse distributor licensed as a wholesale
(c) Returns or exchanges of prescription drugs that may or may not be salable, including
any redistribution by a receiving wholesaler, shall not be subject to the requirements
of KRS 315.406 if they are exempt from the pedigree requirements of the federal regulations for
the federal Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987 as amended by the Prescription
Drug Amendments of 1992 1 and any amendments thereto.
(2) A manufacturer or wholesale distributor shall supply prescription drugs only
to a person or entity licensed to possess or distribute prescription drugs to an end
(3) Prescription drugs supplied by a manufacturer or wholesale distributor shall
be delivered only to the business address of the licensee or the address listed on
the license, to the address of a health-care entity authorized by the licensee, or
to an authorized person or agent of the licensee at the premises of the manufacturer
or wholesale distributor if the identity and authority of the authorized agent is
(4) A licensed wholesale distributor, pharmacy, or other person authorized by law
to furnish prescription drugs to an end user shall be accountable for their returns
process and shall ensure that all aspects of their operations are secure and do not
permit the entry of adulterated or counterfeit prescription drugs.
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