Maine Revised Statutes

§13815. Authorization

(CONTAINS TEXT WITH VARYING EFFECTIVE DATES)
1. Rules for dispensing naloxone hydrochloride.   The board by rule shall establish procedures and standards for authorizing pharmacists to dispense naloxone hydrochloride in accordance with Title 22, section 2353. The rules must establish adequate training requirements and protocols for dispensing naloxone hydrochloride by prescription drug order or standing order or pursuant to a collaborative practice agreement. Rules adopted under this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. A pharmacist authorized by the board pursuant to this subsection to dispense naloxone hydrochloride may dispense naloxone hydrochloride in accordance with Title 22, section 2353.
[ 2017, c. 249, §2 (NEW) .]
2. (TEXT EFFECTIVE UNTIL 7/1/19) (TEXT REPEALED 7/1/19) Rules for prescribing and dispensing naloxone hydrochloride.   The board by rule shall establish standards for authorizing pharmacists to prescribe and dispense naloxone hydrochloride in accordance with Title 22, section 2353, subsection 2, paragraphs A-2 and C-2. The rules must establish adequate training requirements and protocols for prescribing and dispensing naloxone hydrochloride when there is no prescription drug order, standing order or collaborative practice agreement authorizing naloxone hydrochloride to be dispensed to the intended recipient. Rules adopted under this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. A pharmacist authorized by the board pursuant to this subsection to prescribe and dispense naloxone hydrochloride may prescribe and dispense naloxone hydrochloride in accordance with Title 22, section 2353, paragraphs A-2 and C-2.
This subsection is repealed July 1, 2019.
[ 2017, c. 249, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 508, §5 (NEW). 2017, c. 249, §2 (RPR).