Requirements for registration
- authority of registrant
- exemptions and waivers
1.Every practitioner or other person who dispenses any controlled substance within this State or who proposes to engage in the dispensing of any controlled substance within this State shall obtain biennially a registration issued by the Board in accordance with its regulations. A person must present proof that he or she is authorized to access the database of the program established pursuant to NRS 453.162 before the Board may issue or renew a registration.
2.A person registered by the Board in accordance with the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, to dispense or conduct research with controlled substances may possess, dispense or conduct research with those substances to the extent authorized by the registration and in conformity with the other provisions of those sections.
3.The following persons are not required to register and may lawfully possess and distribute controlled substances pursuant to the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive:
(a)An agent or employee of a registered dispenser of a controlled substance if he or she is acting in the usual course of his or her business or employment;
(b)A common or contract carrier or warehouseman, or an employee thereof, whose possession of any controlled substance is in the usual course of business or employment;
(c)An ultimate user or a person in possession of any controlled substance pursuant to a lawful order of a physician, physician assistant licensed pursuant to chapter 630 or 633 of NRS, dentist, advanced practice registered nurse, podiatric physician or veterinarian or in lawful possession of a schedule V substance; or
(d)A physician who:
(1)Holds a locum tenens license issued by the Board of Medical Examiners or a temporary license issued by the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine; and
(2)Is registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration at a location outside this State.
4.The Board may waive the requirement for registration of certain dispensers if it finds it consistent with the public health and safety.
5.A separate registration is required at each principal place of business or professional practice where the applicant dispenses controlled substances.
6.The Board may inspect the establishment of a registrant or applicant for registration in accordance with the Board’s regulations.
Section 453.226 — Requirements for registration; authority of registrant; exemptions and waivers; inspections.,