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Syringes -Expanded syringe access demonstration program

• a pharmacy shall not advertise to the public the availability for retail or furnishing of hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription
• syringes not openly available to customers
• A person eighteen years of age or older may obtain
• the sale or furnishing shall be accompanied by a safety insert
• each sale or furnishing is limited to a quantity of ten or less

Syringes – Prescriptions

• oral, written, electronic allowed
• transfers allowed
• no quantity limits
• refills allowed
• prescription valid for two years from original date
• if syringe contains a controlled substance then controlled substance rules for that schedule apply


A Pharmacists guide to the laws, rules, regulations and the practice of pharmacy in New York.
What reference books and materials are pharmacies required to have ?

You will want to keep this site open at all times at your pharmacy for easy reference

Steve Andrews Pharmacist

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