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The State Board of Pharmacy regulates the practice of pharmacy in Pennsylvania. The Board registers pharmacy interns, licenses pharmacists and pharmacies and issues to eligible pharmacists the authorization to administer injectable medications, biologicals and immunizations. The Board is charged with passing upon initial qualifications for licensure and with imposing sanctions against persons and businesses who violate the Pharmacy Act. The Board’s regulations govern practice standards; drug storage; security and dispensing requirements; facility requirements; licensure requirements; internships; and continuing education.

Citation: Pharmacy Act (Act 699 of 1961), Act of September 27, 1961, P.L. 1700, as amended, 63 P.S. § 390-1 et seq. Regulations of the State Board of Pharmacy, 49 PA. CODE, Chapter 27.