SENATE BILL 5946
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Senators Talmadge, Moore and Conner.
Read first time March 21, 1991. Referred to Committee on Health & Long‑Term Care.
AN ACT Relating to nonlegend or nonprescription drugs in capsule form; and adding new sections to chapter 18.64 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 18.64 RCW to read as follows:
All nonlegend or nonprescription drugs that are available in capsule form must be stored and secured in such a manner as to be safe from public access. Before permitting such a drug to be sold, a pharmacists shall, upon the request of the purchaser, inspect the product for evidence of tampering or alteration.
This section expires on December 31, 1995.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2. A new section is added to chapter 18.64 RCW to read as follows: