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65-650.Medicines, drugs and poisons sold through vending machines, requirements; penalties for violations. (a) Any person, firm or corporation who offers for sale, sells or distributes any prescription medicine, prescription-only drug, drug which contains ephedrine alkaloids, drug intended for human use by hypodermic injection or poison through or by means of any vending machine or other mechanical device, or who uses any vending machine in or for the sale or distribution of any prescription medicine, prescription-only drug, drug which contains ephedrine alkaloids, drug intended for human use by hypodermic injection or poison, shall be guilty of a class C nonperson misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $500.

(b) No nonprescription drugs shall be offered for sale or sold through a vending machine in anything other than the manufacturer's original tamper-evident and expiration-dated packet. No more than 12 different nonprescription drugs products shall be offered for sale or sold through any one vending machine. Any vending machine in which nonprescription drugs are offered for sale or sold shall be located so that the drugs stored in such vending machine are stored in accordance with drug manufacturer's requirements. Drugs offered for sale or sold in such vending machine shall not be older than the manufacturer's expiration date. Each vending machine through which nonprescription drugs are offered for sale or sold shall have an obvious and legible statement on the machine that identifies the owner of the machine, a toll-free telephone number at which the consumer may contact the owner of the machine, a statement advising the consumer to check the expiration date of the product before using the product and the telephone number of the state board of pharmacy. As used in this subsection, "nonprescription drug" does not include any prescription medicine, prescription-only drug, drug which contains ephedrine alkaloids, drug intended for human use by hypodermic injection or poison. A violation of this subsection is a class C nonperson misdemeanor and upon conviction the violator shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $500.

History: L. 1933, ch. 177, § 1; L. 2000, ch. 40, § 1; July 1.



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