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WVC 30 - 3 A- 3 §30-3A-3. Acts subject to discipline or prosecution.

(a) Nothing in this article shall prohibit disciplinary action or criminal prosecution of a physician for:

(1) Failing to maintain complete, accurate, and current records documenting the physical examination and medical history of the patient, the basis for the clinical diagnosis of the patient, and the treatment plan for the patient;

(2) Writing a false or fictitious prescription for a controlled substance scheduled in article two, chapter sixty-a of this code; or

(3) Prescribing, administering, or dispensing a controlled substance in violation of the provisions of the federal Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, 21 U.S.C. §§801, et seq. or chapter sixty-a of this code; or

(4) Diverting controlled substances prescribed for a patient to the physician's own personal use.

(b) Nothing in this article shall prohibit disciplinary action or criminal prosecution of a nurse or pharmacist for:

(1) Administering or dispensing a controlled substance in violation of the provisions of the federal Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, 21 U.S.C. §§801, et seq. or chapter sixty-a of this code; or

(2) Diverting controlled substances prescribed for a patient to the nurse's or pharmacist's own personal use.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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