Laws & Rules
When the legislature passes laws affecting pharmacy or controlled substances, and when the Board promulgates new rules affecting pharmacy or controlled substances, they are posted here, before any update to the Board's printed law book. To open, search, or print these files, we highly recommend you obtain the most recent version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader software, free of charge, at www.adobe.com.
To assist several types of clients looking for our laws and rules, we have posted the information in two separate methods on this page. For those who prefer to review everything in one single electronic file, we now have an electronic copy of the printed law book in a single file. We have also maintained the separate components of our laws and rules for those clients who are familiar with the material and know the section they want to review.
Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Laws and Regulations (Current through Law Book Update No. 5, dated January 2012)
> This link opens the entire pharmacy law book in one single electronic file. The size of the file is approximately 2.64 MB. In the event you wish to print the entire file, the book contains 274 pages. The Table of Contents begins on page 9. While there is no index at this time, the file is searchable using the Adobe Acrobat Reader software.
> For those subscribers to the printed version of the law book who wish to print the file and update their book, Bulletin 12-01 provides precise instructions on how to place the new material in the book using the existing tabs in the binder.
For those clients who prefer to access individual components of our laws and rules, the links below present the separate chapters and titles contained in the pharmacy law book.
Louisiana Revised Statutes (La. R.S.) These are the laws passed by the Louisiana Legislature.
> Title 14 - Criminal Law (Last update: 2010-0815)
Chapter 1 - Criminal Code
Part III - Offenses Against Property
§62.1 - Simple burglary of a pharmacy
Part VI - Offenses Against the Public Generally
§102.24 - Unlawfully supplying any product for the purpose of falsifying a screening test
> Title 37 - Professions and Occupations
Chapter 14 - Pharmacy Practice Act
Part A - General Provisions
Part B - Board of Pharmacy (Updated 2012-0522)
Part C - Licensing, Registration, and Certification of Persons (Updated 2012-0801)
Part D - Permit Requirements (Updated 2012-0801)
Part E - Discipline
> Title 40 - Public Health and Safety
Chapter 4 - Food and Drugs
Part X - Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law (Updated 2012-0528)
Part X-A - Prescription Monitoring Program (Updated 2012-0801)
Part X-B - Therapeutic Use of Marijuana
Part X-C - Transactions in Drug Related Objects Prohibited
Part X-D - Animal Euthanasia with Sodium Pentobarbital
Part X-E - Transactions Involving Proceeds from Controlled Dangerous Substances Activity
Part X-F - Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, & Phenylpropanolamine Monitoring Act
Chapter 5 - Miscellaneous Health Provisions
Part I - Venereal Diseases (Expedited Partner Therapy)
Part VII-A - Legend Drugs
Chapter 11 - State Department of Hospitals
Part XII-A - Pain Management Clinics
Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) These are the rules passed by the Board of Pharmacy.
> Title 46 - Professional and Occupational Standards
Part LIII - Pharmacists
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 3 - Board Hearings
Chapter 5 - Pharmacists (Updated 2012-0520)
Chapter 7 - Pharmacy Interns
Chapter 9 - Pharmacy Technicians (Updated 2012-0520)
Chapter 11 - Pharmacies (Updated 2013-0220)
Chapter 12 - Automated Medication Systems (Updated 2012-0520)
Chapter 13 - Community Pharmacy
Chapter 15 - Hospital Pharmacy (Updated 2012-0520)
Chapter 17 - Institutional Pharmacy (Updated 2013-0220)
Chapter 18 - Penal Pharmacy (New 2012-0520)
Chapter 19 - Nuclear Pharmacy
Chapter 21 - Charitable Pharmacy
Chapter 23 - Out-of-State Pharmacy
Chapter 24 - Limited Service Providers [includes DME providers] (New 2013-0320)
Chapter 25 - Prescriptions, Drugs, and Devices (Updated 2013-0131)
Chapter 27 - Controlled Dangerous Substances (Updated 2013-0220)
Chapter 29 - Prescription Monitoring Program (Updated 2013-0220)
Chapter 31 - Illegal Payments; Required Disclosures of Financial Interests
Chapter 33 - Severability