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AGO 1983 No. 12 >  June 20, 1983
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - BOARD OF PHARMACY - DRUGS - DRUGGISTS - PHARMACISTS - CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
REGULATION OF THE DISPENSING OF LENGEND DRUG AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (1) Although RCW 18.64.020 prohibits the practice of pharmacy by persons other than licensed pharmacists, it is nevertheless lawful for certain practitioners other than licensed pharmacists (generally those who are authorized to prescribe such drugs) also to dispense both legend drugs and controlled substances. (2) The State Board of Pharmacy is authorized by statute to promulgate rules governing the dispensing of drugs by those other persons, as well as by licensed pharmacists.
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