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65-4116.Registration requirements, exceptions; termination of registration. (a) Every person who manufactures, distributes or dispenses any controlled substance within this state or who proposes to engage in the manufacture, distribution or dispensing of any controlled substance within this state shall obtain annually a registration issued by the board in accordance with the uniform controlled substances act and with rules and regulations adopted by the board.

(b) Persons registered by the board under this act to manufacture, distribute, dispense or conduct research with controlled substances may possess, manufacture, distribute, dispense or conduct research with those substances to the extent authorized by their registration and in conformity with the other provisions of this act.

(c) The following persons need not register and may lawfully possess controlled substances under this act, as specified in this subsection:

(1) An agent or employee of any registered manufacturer, distributor or dispenser of any controlled substance if the agent or employee is acting in the usual course of such agent or employee's business or employment;

(2) a common carrier or warehouseman or an employee thereof whose possession of any controlled substance is in the usual course of business or employment;

(3) an ultimate user or a person in possession of any controlled substance pursuant to a lawful order of a practitioner or a mid-level practitioner or in lawful possession of a schedule V substance;

(4) persons licensed and registered by the board under the provisions of the acts contained in article 16 of chapter 65 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, to manufacture, dispense or distribute drugs are considered to be in compliance with the registration provision of the uniform controlled substances act without additional proceedings before the board or the payment of additional fees, except that manufacturers and distributors shall complete and file the application form required under the uniform controlled substances act;

(5) any person licensed by the state board of healing arts under the Kansas healing arts act;

(6) any person licensed by the state board of veterinary examiners;

(7) any person licensed by the Kansas dental board;

(8) a mid-level practitioner; and

(9) any person who is a member of the Native American Church, with respect to use or possession of peyote, whose use or possession of peyote is in, or for use in, bona fide religious ceremonies of the Native American Church, but nothing in this paragraph shall authorize the use or possession of peyote in any place used for the confinement or housing of persons arrested, charged or convicted of criminal offenses or in the state security hospital.

(d) The board may waive by rules and regulations the requirement for registration of certain manufacturers, distributors or dispensers if the board finds it consistent with the public health and safety, except that licensure of any person by the state board of healing arts to practice any branch of the healing arts, Kansas dental board or the state board of veterinary examiners shall constitute compliance with the registration requirements of the uniform controlled substances act by such person for such person's place of professional practice. Evidence of abuse as determined by the board relating to a person licensed by the state board of healing arts shall be submitted to the state board of healing arts and the attorney general within 60 days. The state board of healing arts shall, within 60 days, make findings of fact and take such action against such person as it deems necessary. All findings of fact and any action taken shall be reported by the state board of healing arts to the board of pharmacy and the attorney general. Evidence of abuse as determined by the board relating to a person licensed by the state board of veterinary examiners shall be submitted to the state board of veterinary examiners and the attorney general within 60 days. The state board of veterinary examiners shall, within 60 days, make findings of fact and take such action against such person as it deems necessary. All findings of fact and any action taken shall be reported by the state board of veterinary examiners to the board of pharmacy and the attorney general. Evidence of abuse as determined by the board relating to a dentist licensed by the Kansas dental board shall be submitted to the Kansas dental board and the attorney general within 60 days. The Kansas dental board shall, within 60 days, make findings of fact and take such action against such dentist as it deems necessary. All findings of fact and any action taken shall be reported by the Kansas dental board to the board of pharmacy and the attorney general.

(e) A separate annual registration is required at each place of business or professional practice where the applicant manufactures, distributes or dispenses controlled substances.

(f) The board may inspect the establishment of a registrant or applicant for registration in accordance with the board's rules and regulations.

(g) (1) The registration of any person or location shall terminate when such person or authorized representative of a location dies, ceases legal existence, discontinues business or professional practice or changes the location as shown on the certificate of registration. Any registrant who ceases legal existence, discontinues business or professional practice, or changes location as shown on the certificate of registration, shall notify the board promptly of such fact and forthwith deliver the certificate of registration directly to the secretary or executive secretary of the board. In the event of a change in name or mailing address the person or authorized representative of the location shall notify the board promptly in advance of the effective date of this change by filing the change of name or mailing address with the board. This change shall be noted on the original application on file with the board.

(2) No registration or any authority conferred thereby shall be assigned or otherwise transferred except upon such conditions as the board may specifically designate and then only pursuant to the written consent of the board.

History: L. 1972, ch. 234, § 16; L. 1973, ch. 258, § 1; L. 1974, ch. 259, § 1; L. 1981, ch. 253, § 1; L. 1987, ch. 244, § 3; L. 1999, ch. 87, § 4; L. 1999, ch. 149, § 9; L. 2003, ch. 124, § 10; July 1.



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