PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-1718. Licensure and discipline. (1) The board of pharmacy shall be responsible for the control and regulation of the practice of pharmacy in this state including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) The licensing by examination or by reciprocity of applicants who are qualified to engage in the practice of pharmacy under the provisions of this chapter;
(b) The renewal of licenses to engage in the practice of pharmacy;
(c) The determination and issuance of standards for recognition and approval of schools and colleges of pharmacy whose graduates shall be eligible for licensure in this state, and the specification and enforcement of requirements for practical training, including internship;
(d) The enforcement of the provisions of this chapter relating to the conduct or competence of pharmacists practicing in this state, and the suspension, revocation or restriction of licenses to practice pharmacy;
(e) The regulation of the training, qualifications and employment of pharmacist interns.
(2) The board of pharmacy shall require the following applicants to submit to a fingerprint-based criminal history check of the Idaho central criminal history database and the federal bureau of investigation criminal history database:
(a) Original applicants for a certificate, unless exempted by board rule; and
(b) Applicants for reinstatement of a certificate.
Each applicant shall submit a completed ten (10) finger fingerprint card or scan to the board of pharmacy at the time of application and shall pay the cost of the criminal history check.
[54-1718, added 1979, ch. 131, sec. 3, p. 411; am. 2010, ch. 63, sec. 1, p. 112; am. 2015, ch. 36, sec. 1, p. 75; am. 2018, ch. 37, sec. 2, p. 81; am. 2021, ch. 54, sec. 6, p. 165.]