A. The Board shall regulate the practice of pharmacy and the manufacturing, dispensing, selling, distributing, processing, compounding, or disposal of drugs and devices. The Board shall also control the character and standard of all drugs, cosmetics and devices within the Commonwealth, investigate all complaints as to the quality and strength of all drugs, cosmetics, and devices and take such action as may be necessary to prevent the manufacturing, dispensing, selling, distributing, processing, compounding and disposal of such drugs, cosmetics and devices that do not conform to the requirements of law.The Board’s regulations shall include criteria for:
5. Maintenance of complete records of the nature, quantity or quality of drugs or substances distributed or dispensed, and of all transactions involving controlled substances or drugs or devices so as to provide adequate information to the patient, the practitioner or the Board.
8. Impact on costs to the public and within the health care industry through the modification of mandatory practices and procedures not essential to meeting the criteria set out in subdivisions 1 through 7 of this section.
Code 1950, §§ 54-415, 54-416.1; 1954, c. 396; 1958, c. 551, § 54-524.16; 1970, c. 650, § 54-524.18; 1972, c. 798; 1980, c. 288; 1988, c. 765; 1995, c. 529; 1996, cc. 37, 407; 2005, c. 777; 2006, c. 632; 2016, c. 221.