The purpose of this article is to protect the health, safety
and general welfare of residents of this state and to implement the
federal Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987 ("PDMA"), U. S.
Public Law 100-293, 102 Stat. 95, codified at 21 U. S. Code §321;
and particularly PDMA requirements that no person or entity may
engage in the wholesale distribution of human prescription drugs in
any state unless such person or entity is licensed by such state in
accordance with federally-prescribed minimum standards, terms and
conditions as set forth in guidelines issued by United States food
and drug administration (FDA) regulations pursuant to 21 U. S. Code
§353(e)(2)(A) and (B); and such regulations as are set forth in 21
C. F. R. Part 205.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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