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Drug Schedules Regulations

made under Section 81 of the

Pharmacy Act

S.N.S. 2011, c. 11

N.S. Reg. 164/2003 (November 29, 2002)

as amended up to N.S. Reg. 259/2013 (November 15, 2012, effective August 6, 2013)


Adopted by the Council of the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists pursuant to Section 81 of the Pharmacy Act.

Introductory paragraph replaced: N.S. Reg. 259/2013.


Schedule I

1     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule are the drugs listed from time to time in Schedule I of the National Drug Schedules, which are part of Canada’s National Drug Scheduling System published by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities, as that Schedule is from time to time amended.

 

2     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule require a prescription as a condition of sale other than drugs listed in Part II of Schedule F of the Food and Drug Regulations (Canada) that are not in a form suitable for use by a human or for which the main product panel of both the inner label and the outer label clearly indicate that the drug is for veterinary use only.

 

3     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule, which are listed in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada) and its regulations, must be sold in accordance with the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada) and its regulations, and the standards of practice from time to time approved by the Council.

 

4     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule, which are not listed in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada) and its regulations, must be sold in accordance with the Food and Drugs Act (Canada) and its regulations, and the standards of practice from time to time approved by the Council.

Schedule I replaced: N.S. Reg. 146/2010.


Schedule II

1     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule are the drugs listed from time to time in Schedule II of the National Drug Schedules, which are part of Canada’s National Drug Scheduling System published by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities, as that Schedule is from time to time amended.

 

2     (1)    The drugs and medicines listed in this Schedule do not require a prescription as a condition of sale, but are only available from a pharmacist or a certified dispenser and must be kept within an area of the pharmacy to which there is no public access and no opportunity for self-selection.

 

       (2)    The direct involvement and professional intervention from a pharmacist or certified dispenser is required prior to the release of the drug to the patient or the patient’s agent.

 

3     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule must be sold in accordance with the standards of practice from time to time approved by the Council.


Schedule III

1     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule are the drugs listed from time to time in Schedule III of the National Drug Schedules, which are part of Canada’s National Drug Scheduling System published by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities, as that Schedule is from time to time amended.

 

2     (1)    The drugs and medicines listed in this Schedule do not require a prescription as a condition of sale, but are sold from the self-selection area of the pharmacy maintained under the personal supervision of a pharmacist or certified dispenser.

 

       (2)    A pharmacist or certified dispenser must be available to assist the patient in making an appropriate self-medication selection.

 

3     The drugs and medicines in this Schedule must be sold in accordance with the standards of practice from time to time approved by the Council.


Schedule IV repealed: N.S. Reg. 146/2010.