24.174.1601 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PURPOSE
(1) The Montana Board of Pharmacy has established a medical assistance program which provides assistance, rehabilitation, and aftercare monitoring to pharmacists, pharmacist interns, certified pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technicians-in-training under the jurisdiction of the board, who are suspected and/or found to be physically or mentally impaired by habitual intemperance or the excessive use of addictive drugs, alcohol, or any other drug or substance, or by mental or chronic physical illness.
(2) The board encourages and shall permit the rehabilitation of licensees if, in the board's opinion, public health, safety, and welfare can be assured. Early intervention and referral are paramount to promoting public health, safety, and welfare.
History: 37-7-201, MCA; IMP, 37-7-201, MCA; NEW, 2012 MAR p. 896, Eff. 4/27/12.