Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 5-504

(a) Except when dispensed directly to an ultimate user by an authorized provider who is not a pharmacist, a controlled dangerous substance listed in Schedule III or Schedule IV that is a drug to which § 21-220 of the Health--General Article applies may not be dispensed without a written or oral prescription.

(b) Unless renewed by the authorized provider, the prescription may not be:

(1) filled or refilled more than 6 months after the date of prescription;  or

(2) refilled more than five times.

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