329-39 Labels. (a) Whenever a producer, manufacturer, or wholesaler of controlled substances, or a pharmacy sells or dispenses any such drug to:

(1) A producer, manufacturer, or wholesaler of controlled substances; or

(2) A pharmacy, physician, dentist, podiatrist, veterinarian, or practitioner;

the producer, manufacturer, wholesaler, or pharmacist shall securely affix to each package in which that drug is contained: a label showing in legible English the name and address of the vendor or dispenser; and the amount, quantity, kinds, and form of controlled substances contained in each package.

(b) Whenever a pharmacist sells or dispenses any controlled substance on a prescription issued by a physician, dentist, podiatrist, or veterinarian, the pharmacist shall affix to the bottle or other container in which the drug is sold or dispensed:

(1) The pharmacy's name and business address;

(2) The serial number of the prescription;

(3) The name of the patient or, if the patient is an animal, the name of the owner of the animal and the species of the animal;

(4) The name of the physician, dentist, podiatrist, or veterinarian by whom the prescription is written; and

(5) Such directions as may be stated on the prescription.

(c) No person shall alter, deface, or remove any label affixed to a package, bottle, or other container in which a drug is sold or dispensed, except for the purpose of replacing the label with the person's own lawful authorized label. [L 1931, c 152, 10; RL 1935, 1279; RL 1945, 2610; am L 1955, c 180, 1; RL 1955, 52-21; am L 1959, c 71, 3; HRS 329-14; ren L 1972, c 10, 7(1); am L 1977, c 116, 4; gen ch 1985; am L 1996, c 206, 3]



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