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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 18 : Health

Chapter 091 : Prescription Drug Cost Containment

Subchapter 001 : Generic Drugs

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 4607)
  • § 4607. Information; labeling

    (a) Every pharmacy in the State shall have posted a sign in a prominent place that is in clear unobstructed view that shall read: “Vermont law requires pharmacists in some cases to select a less expensive generic equivalent drug or interchangeable biological product for the drug or biological product prescribed unless you or your physician direct otherwise. Ask your pharmacist.”

    (b) The label of the container of all drugs and biological products dispensed by a pharmacist under this chapter shall indicate the generic or proper name using an abbreviation if necessary, the strength of the drug or biological product, if applicable, and the name or number of the manufacturer or distributor. (Added 1977, No. 127 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2001, No. 63, § 124; 2009, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2017, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 4.)