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54-1733D. epinephrine auto-injectors — prescription and administration. (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any prescriber or pharmacist acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care may prescribe an epinephrine auto-injector to any person or entity.
(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care may administer an epinephrine auto-injector to another person who appears to be experiencing anaphylaxis. As soon as possible, the administering person shall contact emergency medical services.
(3) Any person who prescribes, dispenses, or administers an epinephrine auto-injector pursuant to subsection (1) or (2) of this section shall not be liable in a civil or an administrative action or subject to criminal prosecution for such acts.
(4) As used in this section, "epinephrine auto-injector" means a single-use device used for the automatic injection of a premeasured dose of epinephrine into the human body.
[54-1733D, added 2016, ch. 264, sec. 5, p. 699; am. 2020, ch. 14, sec. 9, p. 49; am. 2021, ch. 54, sec. 25, p. 180.]