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WVC 30 - 5 - 9 §30-5-9. Qualifications for licensure as pharmacist;

     (a) To be eligible for a license to practice pharmacist care under the provisions of this article, the applicant shall:

     (1) Submit a written application to the board;

     (2) Be eighteen years of age or older;

     (3) Pay all applicable fees;

     (4) Graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy;

     (5) Complete at least fifteen hundred hours of internship in a pharmacy under the instruction and supervision of a pharmacist;

     (6) Pass an examination or examinations approved by the board;

     (7) Not be an alcohol or drug abuser, as these terms are defined in section eleven, article one-a, chapter twenty-seven of this code: Provided, That an applicant in an active recovery process, which may, in the discretion of the board, be evidenced by participation in a twelve-step program or other similar group or process, may be considered;

     (8) Present to the board satisfactory evidence that he or she is a person of good moral character, has not been convicted of a felony involving controlled substances or violent crime;

     (9) Not been convicted in any jurisdiction of a felony or any crime which bears a rational nexus to the individual's ability to practice pharmacist care; and

     (10) Has fulfilled any other requirement specified by the board in rule.

     (b) An applicant from another jurisdiction shall comply with all the requirements of this article.

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