Maine Revised Statutes

§3656. Denial or refusal to renew license; disciplinary action; informal conference

In addition to the grounds enumerated in Title 10, section 8003, subsection 5-A, paragraph A, the board may deny a license, refuse to renew a license or impose the disciplinary sanctions authorized by Title 10, section 8003, subsection 5-A for: [2007, c. 402, Pt. P, §14 (NEW).]

1. Misuse of alcohol, drugs or other substances.   Misuse of alcohol, drugs or other substances that has resulted or may result in the applicant or licensee performing services in a manner that endangers the health or safety of the licensee's patients;
[ 2013, c. 105, §8 (AMD) .]
2. Mental or physical condition.   A professional diagnosis of a mental or physical condition that has resulted or may result in the applicant or licensee performing services in a manner that endangers the health or safety of the podiatrist's patients;
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. P, §14 (NEW) .]
3. False advertising.   Engaging in false, misleading or deceptive advertising;
[ 2015, c. 488, §21 (AMD) .]
4. Unlawful prescription of controlled substance.   Prescribing narcotic or hypnotic or other drugs listed as controlled substances by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration for other than accepted therapeutic purposes; or
[ 2015, c. 488, §21 (AMD) .]
5. Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program.  Failure to comply with the requirements of Title 22, section 7253.
[ 2015, c. 488, §22 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 402, Pt. P, §14 (NEW). 2013, c. 105, §8 (AMD). 2013, c. 217, Pt. L, §1 (AMD). 2015, c. 488, §§21, 22 (AMD).