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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 036 : Pharmacy

Subchapter 005 : Drug Outlets

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 2061)
  • § 2061. Registration and licensure

    (a) All drug outlets shall biennially register with the Board of Pharmacy.

    (b) Each drug outlet shall apply for a license in one or more of the following classifications:

    (1) Retail.

    (2) Institutional.

    (3) Manufacturer.

    (4) Wholesale distributor.

    (5) Investigative and research projects.

    (6) Compounding.

    (7) Outsourcing.

    (8) Home infusion.

    (9) Nuclear.

    (10) Third-party logistics provider.

    (c) No individual who is employed by a corporation that is licensed under any classification listed in subsection (b) of this section need obtain a license under the provisions of this subchapter.

    (d) The Board shall establish by rule under the powers granted to it under section 2032 of this title and 3 V.S.A. chapter 25, the criteria that each drug outlet that has employees or personnel engaged in the practice of pharmacy must meet to qualify for licensure in each classification designated in subsection (b) of this section. The Board may issue various types of licenses with varying restrictions to such outlets referred to in this subsection where the Board deems it necessary by reason of the type drug outlet requesting a license.

    (e) Retail and institutional drug outlets shall be managed by licensed pharmacists who have held an unrestricted license in this or another state for at least one year. The Board may grant a pharmacy permission to appoint a licensed pharmacist to manage the pharmacy who has been licensed for less than a year, subject to rules adopted by the Board. A pharmacist who holds a restricted license may petition the Board for permission to be a pharmacist manager, which may be granted by the Board for good cause shown.

    (f) Any nonpublic corporation owning a retail or institutional drug outlet, upon application, shall declare all owners of five percent or more of the stock of the corporation.

    (g) Any nonpharmacist owner of a retail or institutional drug outlet may be denied the right to own another pharmacy for a period to be determined by the Board, if he or she is found to be in violation of any of the grounds listed under 3 V.S.A. § 129a.

    (h) Each individual licensee and each business licensed under this chapter shall provide to the Office of Professional Regulation a working, readily accessible e-mail address permitting communication with the Office. (Added 1977, No. 266 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1981, No. 244 (Adj. Sess.), § 12; 1991, No. 240 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2005, No. 27, § 52; 2017, No. 48, § 13; 2017, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 20; 2019, No. 30, § 14; 2019, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. Oct. 1, 2020; 2023, No. 77, § 13, eff. June 20, 2023.)