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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. § 4215a)
  • § 4215a. Sale of schedule V drugs

    (a) A duly licensed pharmacist may sell and dispense schedule V drugs only upon written prescription or oral prescription which is promptly reduced to writing by a pharmacist, of a licensed physician, dentist, or veterinarian, dated and signed by the person prescribing or, if an oral prescription, by the pharmacist on the date when written.

    (b) Schedule V drugs shall include:

    Any compound, mixture, or preparation containing any of the following limited quantities of narcotic drugs, which shall include one or more nonnarcotic active medicinal ingredients in sufficient proportion to confer upon the compound, mixture, or preparation valuable medicinal qualities other than those possessed by the narcotic drug alone;

    (1) Not more than 200 milligrams of codeine per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams;

    (2) Not more than 100 milligrams of dihydrocodeine per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams;

    (3) Not more than 100 milligrams of ethylmorphine per 100 milliliters or per 100 grams;

    (4) Not more than 2.5 milligrams of diphenoxylate and not less than 25 micrograms of atropine sulfate per dosage unit.

    (c) The schedule V drugs as listed in subsection (b) shall be deemed regulated drugs as defined in section 4201(29) of this title.

    (d) For a first offense, a person knowingly and unlawfully violating the provisions of this section may be imprisoned for not more than six months or fined not more than $500.00, or both. For a second or subsequent offense, a person knowingly and unlawfully violating the provisions of this section may be imprisoned for not more than two years or fined not more than $2,000.00, or both. (Added 1975, No. 58.)