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Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations (SOR/2000-217)

Regulations are current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2019-12-09. Previous Versions

Licensed Dealers (continued)

Documents (continued)

Marginal note:Explainable loss of targeted substance

 A licensed dealer that becomes aware of a loss of a targeted substance that can be explained on the basis of normally accepted business activities must record the following information:

  • (a) the name of the lost targeted substance and, if applicable, the brand name of the product or the name of the compound containing it;

  • (b) the form and quantity of the targeted substance and, if applicable, the form of the product or compound containing it, the strength per unit of the targeted substance in the product or compound, the number of units per package and the number of packages;

  • (c) the date on which the dealer became aware of the loss; and

  • (d) the explanation for the loss.

  • SOR/2010-223, ss. 21, 43(F)
  • SOR/2019-170, s. 2

Marginal note:Destruction

 A licensed dealer must record the following information concerning any targeted substance that they destroy at the site specified in their licence:

  • (a) the municipal address of the place of destruction;

  • (b) the specified name, the form and the quantity of the targeted substance and, if applicable, the brand name and quantity of the product containing the targeted substance or the name and quantity of the compound containing the targeted substance;

  • (c) the method of destruction; and

  • (d) the date of destruction.

  • SOR/2010-223, s. 22
  • SOR/2019-170, s. 2

Marginal note:Annual report

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a licensed dealer must provide to the Minister, within three months after the end of each calendar year, an annual report that contains

    • (a) the specified name, the form and the total quantity of each targeted substance that they receive, produce, assemble, sell, provide, import, export or destroy during the calendar year, as well as the name and total quantity of each targeted substance that they use to manufacture or assemble a product or compound;

    • (b) the specified name, the form and the quantity of each targeted substance in physical inventory taken at the site specified in their licence at the end of the calendar year; and

    • (c) the specified name, the form and the quantity of any targeted substance that has been lost or stolen in the course of conducting activities during the calendar year.

  • Marginal note:Non-renewal or revocation within first three months

    (2) If a licensed dealer’s licence expires without being renewed or is revoked during the first three months of a calendar year, the dealer must provide to the Minister

    • (a) within three months after the end of the preceding calendar year, the annual report in respect of that year; and

    • (b) within three months after the expiry or revocation, a report in respect of the portion of the current calendar year during which the licence was valid that contains the information referred to in subsection (1), in which the quantity in physical inventory is to be calculated as of the date of expiry or revocation.

  • Marginal note:Non-renewal or revocation after third month

    (3) If a licensed dealer’s licence expires without being renewed or is revoked after the first three months of a calendar year, the dealer must provide to the Minister, within three months after the expiry or revocation, a report in respect of the portion of the calendar year during which the licence was valid that contains the information referred to in subsection (1) for that period, in which the quantity in physical inventory is to be calculated as of the date of expiry or revocation.

  • SOR/2019-170, s. 2

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-170, s. 2]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-170, s. 2]

Pharmacists

Permitted Activities

Marginal note:Application

 Sections 49 to 56 do not apply to a pharmacist when they are practising in a hospital.

  • SOR/2014-260, s. 34(F)
  • SOR/2019-170, s. 4

Marginal note:Authorization

 A pharmacist may, in accordance with sections 50 to 57, compound a targeted substance in accordance with a prescription.

  • SOR/2019-170, s. 4

Marginal note:Record of receipt from licensed dealer

 If a pharmacist receives a targeted substance from a licensed dealer, a pharmacist in another pharmacy or a hospital, the pharmacist must keep a record of the following information:

  • (a) the brand name of the targeted substance received or, if the targeted substance does not have a brand name, the specified name;

  • (b) the quantity and strength per unit of the targeted substance received, the number of units per package and the number of packages;

  • (c) the name and address of the licensed dealer, pharmacist or hospital that supplied it; and

  • (d) the date on which it was received.

  • SOR/2014-260, s. 39(F)

Marginal note:Prescription required

  •  (1) In addition to the activities authorized under section 55, a pharmacist may, subject to section 52, sell, provide, send, deliver or transport a targeted substance to or for an individual or for the benefit of an animal if

    • (a) the pharmacist sells or provides the substance in a container labelled in accordance with subsection (2);

    • (b) the transaction is made pursuant to a prescription

      • (i) dated and signed by a practitioner,

      • (ii) provided verbally to the pharmacist by a practitioner, or

      • (iii) transferred to the pharmacist under subsection 54(1) in accordance with subsection 54(2);

    • (c) the pharmacist has not transferred the prescription to another pharmacist; and

    • (d) when the prescription has been provided verbally, the transaction is recorded by the pharmacist in accordance with subsection (3).

  • Marginal note:Labelling required

    (2) A pharmacist who sells or provides a targeted substance to an individual must do so in a container that is labelled with the following information:

    • (a) the name and address of the pharmacy or pharmacist;

    • (b) the date of issuance of the prescription and the number given to it by the pharmacist;

    • (c) the name of the individual for whose benefit the targeted substance is sold or provided or, if it is sold or provided for the benefit of an animal, the name of the individual having caring of the animal or the name of the animal;

    • (d) the name of the practitioner who issued the prescription;

    • (e) the specified name or brand name of the targeted substance;

    • (f) the quantity and, if applicable, the strength per unit of the targeted substance; and

    • (g) the directions for use specified by the practitioner.

  • Marginal note:Record of verbal prescription

    (3) A pharmacist who receives a verbal prescription for a targeted substance must, before filling it,

    • (a) record the following information:

      • (i) the name and address of the individual for whose benefit the prescription is provided or, if it is provided for the benefit of an animal, the name and address of the individual having caring of the animal and, if applicable, the name of the animal,

      • (ii) the date that the verbal prescription was provided,

      • (iii) the specified name or brand name of the targeted substance, as specified in the prescription,

      • (iv) the quantity and, if applicable, the strength per unit of the targeted substance,

      • (v) the name of the recording pharmacist and the name of the practitioner who issued the prescription,

      • (vi) the directions for use specified by the practitioner, and

      • (vii) if the prescription is to be refilled, the number of times it may be refilled and, if specified, the interval between refills; and

    • (b) keep a hard copy or create a written record of the prescription.

  • SOR/2010-223, s. 24
  • SOR/2019-170, s. 5
 
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