§ 930-X-1-.13. Controlled Substances
(1) All licensed veterinarians who handle controlled substances must register annually with the State Board and get a state controlled substance number from the Board. In addition,:
(a) Such number must be on all of his or her written prescriptions.
(b) A controlled substance fee is due at the time of the annual license renewal.
(c) Controlled substance violations will be prosecuted as prescribed by law.
This Rule is promulgated by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners pursuant to Alabama Act No. 699 and Alabama Act No. 1407, the Controlled Substances Act of 1976, as amended.
(2) All veterinarians are required to comply with current PDMP (Prescription Drug Monitoring Program) requirements.
(3) All veterinarians are required to comply with current federal DEA regulations (C.F.R. 21) which includes regular inventories and a biennial inventory report must be readily available for inspection by state and federal representatives.(Repealed and New Rule: Filed December 18, 1997; effective January 22, 1998. Amended: Filed January 10, 2007; effective February 14, 2007. Amended: Filed November 28, 2012; effective January 2, 2013.)
Author: Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, § 34-29-69.
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