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Nevada Revised Statutes Title 40. Public Health and Safety § 453.431. Unlawful acts relating to filling and refilling prescriptions and obtaining controlled substance or prescription;  authorization to request proper identification from person requesting controlled substance

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1. A pharmacist shall not knowingly fill or refill any prescription for a controlled substance for use by a person other than the person for whom the prescription was originally issued.

2. A person shall not furnish a false name or address while attempting to obtain a controlled substance or a prescription for a controlled substance.  A person prescribing, administering or dispensing a controlled substance may request proper identification from a person requesting controlled substances.

3. A pharmacist shall not fill a prescription for a controlled substance if the prescription shows evidence of alteration, erasure or addition, unless the pharmacist obtains approval of the practitioner who issued the prescription.

4. A pharmacist shall not fill a prescription for a controlled substance classified in schedule II unless it is tendered on or before the 14th day after the date of issue.  This subsection does not prohibit a practitioner from issuing a prescription on which the practitioner indicates that the prescription may not be filled until the date indicated on the prescription, which must not be later than 6 months after the date the prescription is issued.

5. A person who violates this section is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 40. Public Health and Safety § 453.431. Unlawful acts relating to filling and refilling prescriptions and obtaining controlled substance or prescription;  authorization to request proper identification from person requesting controlled substance - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-40-public-health-and-safety/nv-rev-st-453-431/


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