22-42-4.1. Prescription required to dispense Schedule III or Schedule IV substance--Refill restricted--Felony. Except when dispensed directly by a practitioner, other than a pharmacist, to an ultimate user, no controlled drug or substance included in Schedule III or Schedule IV may be dispensed without a written or oral prescription. Such prescription may not be filled or refilled more than six months after the date thereof or be refilled more than five times after the date of the prescription, unless renewed by the practitioner. A violation of this section is a Class 5 felony.
Source: SL 1970, ch 229, § 9 (1); SL 1971, ch 224, § 3; SDCL Supp, §§ 39-17-84, 39-17-85; SL 1974, ch 268, § 1; SL 1977, ch 189, § 82.
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