SEC. 43-13-501. Definitions.
As used in Sections 43-13-501 through 43-13-509, the following terms have the following meanings, unless the context requires otherwise:
(a) "Board" means the State Board of Pharmacy.
(b) "Health care facility" means any of the following:
(i) A hospital as defined under Section 41-9-3;
(ii) An institution for the aged or infirm as defined in Section 43-11-1;
(iii) A hospice as defined in Section 41-85-3;
(c) "Hospital" has the meaning as defined in Section 41-9-3.
(d) "Nonprofit clinic" means a charitable nonprofit corporation organized and operated under Section 79-11-101 et seq., or any charitable organization not organized and not operated for profit, that provides health care services to indigent and uninsured persons. "Nonprofit clinic" does not include a health care facility as defined in this section or a facility that is operated for profit.
(e) "Pharmacy" has the meaning as defined under Section 73-21-73.
(f) "Prescription drug" means any drug to which the following applies:
(i) Under the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (21 USCS Section 301), the drug is required to bear a label containing the legend, "Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription" or "Caution: Federal law restricts this drug to be used by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian" or any similar restrictive statement, or the drug may be dispensed only upon a prescription.
(ii) Under the Uniform Controlled Substances Law, (Section 41-29-101 et seq.), the drug may be dispensed only upon a prescription.
SOURCES: Laws, 2003, ch. 543, § 9, HB 897, eff from and after passage (approved Apr. 21, 2003).
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