(a) A pharmacy shall be under the direction and supervision of a licensed pharmacist
who shall be designated by the owner of the pharmacy as the pharmacist-in-charge:
Provided, That the Board may permit by rule for a charitable clinic pharmacy to be supervised
by a committee of pharmacists-in-charge who accept as a group the responsibilities
of the required pharmacist-in-charge. This designation shall be filed with the board within thirty days of the designation.
(b) The pharmacist-in-charge is responsible for the pharmacy's compliance with state
and federal pharmacy laws and regulations and for maintaining records and inventory.
(c) A pharmacist-in-charge may not hold such designated position at more than one
pharmacy, whether within or outside the State of West Virginia: Provided, That the Board may permit by rule that he or she may volunteer as the pharmacist-in-charge
at a charitable clinic pharmacy while serving as a pharmacist-in-charge in another
(d) An interim pharmacist-in-charge may be designated for a period not to exceed sixty
days. The request for an interim pharmacist-in-charge shall detail the circumstances which
warrant the change. This change in designation shall be filed with the board within thirty days of the
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