A health care provider, pharmacy, printer,
reproducer, or distributor of prescription blanks may apply in writing to the
Department of Public Safety for a waiver from the requirements for security
prescription blanks. A request for waiver shall include:
(1) A detailed statement of the security
features provided by the system proposed by the applicant for the prevention of
forgery or alteration of an original prescription; or
(2) A sample of the alternative prescription
B. The system or
prescription blank proposed by the applicant shall provide a level of security
substantially equivalent to a security prescription blank.
C. The Department of Public Safety shall
grant or deny the application in writing within 60 (sixty) days after the
request is received.
D. When a
waiver has been granted, the Department of Public Safety may suspend or revoke
the waiver if the alternative system or alternative prescription blank does not
provide security substantially equivalent to a security prescription
E. The Department of Public
Safety shall inform the Board of Pharmacy in writing upon granting or denying
such a request for a waiver.