HB 683 – Prescription Drug Disposal/John’s Law

HB 683 – Prescription Drug Disposal/John’s Law

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Wayne Sasser (R-Cabarrus, Rowan, Stanly)

 

Summary

This bill requires pharmacies to do all of the following when dispensing a controlled substance to a patient:

  • Provide the patient with written informational materials including (1) an explanation of how to discard unused, unwanted, or expired drugs and medications, and (2) an explanation of certain specified risks for failing to properly discard unused, unwanted, or expired drugs and medications.
  • Make available on-site, for purchase or at no cost to the patient, at least one consumer method for individuals to dispose or unwanted or expired prescription drugs.

 

Movement

Filed – 4/26/2021

 
 

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