January 2017 Special Session
Date of enactment: July 17, 2017
Assembly Bill 4
Date of publication*: July 18, 2017
2017 WISCONSIN ACT 25
An Act to renumber 961.38 (4);
to amend 961.23 (2); and to create 961.38 (4) (b) of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting certain schedule V controlled substances from being dispensed without a prescription.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
961.23 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
961.23 (2) They may be sold at retail only by a registered pharmacist or, if the substance is a pseudoephedrine product, by a person who is working under the direction of a registered pharmacist when sold in a retail establishment. This subsection does not apply to a substance governed by s. 961.38 (4) (b).
961.38 (4) of the statutes is renumbered 961.38 (4) (a).
961.38 (4) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
961.38 (4) (b) Except when dispensed directly by a practitioner, other than a pharmacy, to an ultimate user, a substance specified in s. 961.22 (2) shall not be dispensed without a written, oral, or electronic prescription of a practitioner.