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TITLE 54
PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
CHAPTER 17
PHARMACISTS
54-1762A.  DRUG DONATION FOR ANIMALS.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law:
(1)  An owner or a legal caretaker of an animal may donate a drug that is dispensed for the animal, but will not be used by that animal, to a licensed veterinarian of a veterinary medical facility, as that term is defined in section 54-2103, Idaho Code, if the veterinarian or facility chooses to accept the drug.
(2)  A licensed veterinarian or a veterinary medical facility may accept and reissue drugs donated pursuant to this section and from qualified donors listed in section 54-1762(4), Idaho Code, if:
(a)  The drug is not expired;
(b)  There is no reason to believe the drug has been adulterated;
(c)  The drug is not a controlled substance;
(d)  The drug is not a compounded drug; and
(e)  If a liquid, the drug is packaged in a single dose in an ampule or vial.
(3)  A licensed veterinarian or a veterinary medical facility may not resell the donated drug.
(4)  A licensed veterinarian or a veterinary medical facility may, however, reissue the donated drug, without charge, for proper administration to an animal by:
(a)  Another client of the veterinarian or facility who appears to be financially unable to pay for the drug;
(b)  A nonprofit animal shelter; or
(c)  A pound, as that term is defined in section 25-3502, Idaho Code.

History:
[54-1762A, added 2019, ch. 25, sec. 14, p. 50.]


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