329-52 Administrative inspections. (a) The administrator or any of the administrator's agents may make administrative inspections of controlled premises upon presenting appropriate credentials to the registrant or persons subject to parts III, IV, VIII, and IX of this chapter or their agents in accordance with the following provisions:

(1) Inspections shall be at reasonable times and within reasonable limits and in a reasonable manner of controlled premises and vehicles in which persons registered or exempted from registration requirements under this chapter are permitted to hold, manufacture, compound, process, sell, dispense, deliver, or otherwise dispose of any controlled substance or regulated chemical designated under section 329-61 and all pertinent equipment, finished and unfinished materials, containers, and labeling therein to determine if this chapter is being violated;

(2) The administrator or any of the administrator's agents shall have access to and may copy any and all records, books, logs, or documents pertaining to the administering, prescribing, dispensing, or sale of controlled substances or regulated chemicals designated under this chapter without a warrant; and

(3) The administrator or any of the administrator's agents may inventory any stock of any controlled substance or regulated chemical designated under section 329-61 and secure samples or specimens of any drug, device, or chemical not seized as evidence by paying or offering to pay for the sample. The administrator shall make or cause to be made examinations of samples secured under this section to determine whether or not this chapter is being violated.

(b) An inspection of records authorized by this section shall not extend to financial data relating to pricing of items other than shipment and sale amounts, unless the owner, operator, or agent in charge of the controlled premises consents in writing.

(c) For purposes of this section, "controlled premises" means:

(1) Places where persons registered or exempted from registration requirements under this chapter are required to keep records; and

(2) Places, including factories, warehouses, establishments, and conveyances in which persons registered or exempted from registration requirements under this chapter are permitted to hold, manufacture, compound, process, sell, dispense, deliver, conduct chemical analysis, or otherwise dispose of any controlled substance or regulated chemical designated under section 329-61. [L 1972, c 10, pt of 1; gen ch 1985; am L 1990, c 281, 10; am L 2009, c 117, 7; am L 2016, c 218, 13]

 

 

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