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The DC Code: § 47-2885.14 Labeling of prescriptions.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)

All drugs shall be dispensed in a suitable container appropriately labeled for subsequent administration to or use by an individual entitled to the drug. Any drug dispensed, except to inpatients of a licensed hospital, shall include on the label of the container the name of the drug and the strength of the drug when applicable, unless otherwise directed by the prescribing practitioner, and the name, address and telephone number of the pharmacy filling the prescription, the prescription number, the date of issuance and the name of the prescriber, directions for use, the name of the individual for whom the prescription is written, and other information and labeling which may be required by any District of Columbia or federal laws or regulations.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-2014. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-171 enacted into law Part C of subchapter IV of Chapter 28 of Title 47. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-98, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2885.01. For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 47-2885.01. DC CODE § 47-2885.14 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 16, 1980, D.C. Law 3-98, § 15, 27 DCR 3528; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 302(b), 59 DCR 6190.)