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California State Board of Pharmacy


California Business and Professions Code Section 688 establishes exceptions to the requirement that health care practitioners issue a prescription as an electronic data transmission prescription, including for a prescriber to register annually with the Board of Pharmacy and state their method of qualification, including:

  1. Their practice is located in the area of an emergency or disaster declared by a federal, state, or local government.
  2. They issue 100 or fewer prescriptions per calendar year.
  3. They are unable to issue electronic data transmission prescriptions due to circumstances beyond their control.

To confirm the registration status of a health care practitioner, enter the name or license number of the health care practitioner in the search box below.

Name Board Name Lic Num Exemptions Year