36-11-2.2. Practice of pharmacy defined. The practice of pharmacy means:
(1) Interpretation and evaluation of prescription drug orders and dispensing in the patient's best interest;
(2) Provision of patient counseling and pharmaceutical care; and
(3) The responsibility for compounding, distributing, labeling, and storage of drugs and for maintaining proper records for them.
The practice of pharmacy does not authorize a pharmacist to prescribe drugs as a practitioner or to dispense drugs without a prescription drug order.
Nothing in this section may be construed to prevent or restrict the practices, services, or activities of a person licensed in this state by any other law from engaging in the profession or occupation for which he is licensed if he is performing services within his authorized scope of practice.
Source: SL 1993, ch 278, § 1.
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