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49 Pa. Code § 27.502. Definitions.

§ 27.502. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in § §  27.501 and 27.503—27.506, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Cancer drug—A prescription drug used to treat:

     (i)   Cancer or its side effects.

     (ii)   The side effects of a prescription drug used to treat cancer or its side effects.

   Original unopened, sealed and tamper-evident unit dose packaging—Single unit dose packaging of a drug product from a manufacturer or a repackager registered with the Federal Food and Drug Administration, or from a licensed Pennsylvania pharmacy, that has been visually inspected by a licensed pharmacist employed by or under contract with the participating pharmacy who has determined that the packaging appears to be unbreached and undamaged, and includes oral medications, injectables, topicals and aerosols.


   The provisions of this §  27.502 issued under 6(k)(9) of the Pharmacy Act (63 P.S. §  390-6(k)(9)); and sections 3 and 7 of the Cancer Drug Repository Program Act (62 P.S. § §  2923 and 2927).


   The provisions of this §  27.502 adopted November 27, 2013, effective November 30, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 7011.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  27.501 (relating to purpose).

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