|(a) The purpose of these rules is to provide standards
for the operation of non-resident pharmacies (Class E) which:
(1) dispense a prescription drug or device under a
prescription drug order and deliver the drug or device to a patient
in this state, by the United States mail, a common carrier, or a delivery
(2) process a prescription drug order for a patient,
including a patient in this state; or
(3) perform another pharmaceutical service defined
by board rule.
(b) These rules are in accordance with §554.051(a)
and (b) of the Act which permit the board to make rules concerning
the operation of licensed pharmacies in this state applicable to pharmacies
licensed by the board that are located in another state. The board
has determined that these rules are necessary to protect the health
and welfare of the citizens of this state.
(c) Unless compliance would violate the pharmacy or
drug laws or rules in the state in which the pharmacy is located,
Class E Pharmacies are required to comply with the provisions of §§291.101
- 291.105 of this chapter (relating to Purpose, Definitions, Personnel,
Operational Standards, and Records).