Create the Drug Donation and Redispensing Program

Last updated: Jun 14, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Appropriations Table
Sponsor: Senator Ned Claxton, Senate 20 - Androscoggin County
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1661

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: The committee is considering carrying over the bill to 2020.

Summary:

This bill establishes the drug donation and redispensing program under the Department of Health and Human Services. The program collects donations of unused prescription and legend drugs from health care providers, health care facilities and other sources, including at drop-off locations throughout the State, and redispenses the drugs through participating pharmacies to qualified low-income persons.