FOOD, DRUGS, AND OIL
UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
37-2716. Registration requirements. (a) Every person who manufactures, distributes, prescribes, administers, dispenses, or conducts research with any controlled substance within this state shall obtain annually a registration issued by the board in accordance with this chapter and its rules.
(b) Every prescriber, except veterinarians, shall also register with the division to obtain online access to the controlled substances prescriptions database.
(c) Persons registered by the board under this chapter may possess, manufacture, distribute, dispense, prescribe, administer, or conduct research with those substances to the extent authorized by their registration and licensing entity and in conformity with the other provisions of this chapter.
(d) The following persons need not register and may lawfully possess controlled substances under this chapter:
(1) An agent or employee of any person registered pursuant to this chapter, if he is acting in the usual course of his business or employment;
(2) A common or contract carrier or warehouseman, or an employee thereof, whose possession of any controlled substance is in the usual course of business or employment;
(3) An ultimate user or a person in possession of any controlled substance pursuant to a lawful order of a practitioner or in lawful possession of a schedule V substance.
(e) The board may waive by rule the requirement for registration of certain persons if it finds it consistent with the public health and safety.
(f) A separate registration is required at each principal place of business or professional practice where the applicant manufactures, distributes, administers, dispenses, or conducts research with controlled substances, except a separate registration is not required under this chapter for practitioners engaging in research with nonnarcotic controlled substances in schedules II through IV where the practitioner is already registered under this chapter in another capacity.
(g) Practitioners registered under federal law to conduct research with schedule I substances may conduct research with schedule I substances within this state upon registering in Idaho and furnishing the board with evidence of the practitioner’s federal registration.
(h) The board may inspect the establishment of a registrant or applicant for registration in accordance with this chapter and board rule.
[37-2716, added 1971, ch. 215, sec. 1, p. 939; am. 1974, ch. 27, sec. 79, p. 811; am. 2000, ch. 469, sec. 85, p. 1533; am. 2014, ch. 79, sec. 2, p. 215; am. 2015, ch. 25, sec. 2, p. 35; am. 2021, ch. 35, sec. 2, p. 82.]