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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 084 : POSSESSION AND CONTROL OF REGULATED DRUGS

Subchapter 001 : REGULATED DRUGS

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 4214)
  • § 4214. Authorized professional use of regulated drugs

    (a) A physician or dentist licensed under this chapter, in good faith and in the course of his or her professional practice only, may prescribe, administer, and dispense regulated drugs and he or she may cause the same to be administered for medical purposes only by a nurse licensed under this chapter, or an intern, medical or dental assistant, or resident, or in his or her absence by a responsible member of the family of the patient, under his or her direction and supervision.

    (b) A duly licensed veterinarian, in good faith and in the course of his or her professional practice only and not for use by a human being, may prescribe, administer, and dispense regulated drugs and he or she may cause them to be administered for medical purposes only by an assistant or orderly or by the owner of the animal, under his or her direction and supervision.

    (c) Any person who has obtained from a physician, dentist, or veterinarian any regulated drug for administration to a patient during the absence of such physician, dentist, or veterinarian under this section shall return to such physician, dentist, or veterinarian any unused portion of such drug, or shall take such action as may be specified by regulation adopted by the Board of Health, when such drug is no longer required by the patient. (Added 1967, No. 343 (Adj. Sess.), § 14, eff. March 23, 1968.)