Pharmacy Practice Rulemaking Proceeding Page

The proposed rules of the Board of Pharmacy relating to pharmacy practice and drug wholesaling (Minnesota Rules, Chapter 6800) was assigned to Judge Eric Lipman.

As part of the rulemaking process, a hearing was held on March 3, 2011, at the Minneapolis office of the Board of Pharmacy. During the hearing, a twenty-calendar-day period was set for the receipt of written comments regarding the proposed rules. Thus, the initial deadline for the submission of written comments in this rulemaking proceeding was 4:30 p.m. on March 23, 2011.

After the period for submission of written comments ends, state law provides the agency and all interested persons an additional period of five working days for filing a written response to any comments which were submitted during the initial comment period. New matters may not be introduced or raised during this five-day rebuttal period. The five-day rebuttal period expired at 4:30 p.m. on March 30, 2011.

Judge Lipman issued his Final Report on April 29, 2011.

Agency Information

For copies of the proposed rules, the Statement of Need and Reasonableness, and other materials, visit the website of the Board of Pharmacy.

Public Comments

Comments that have been received by Judge Lipman since March 3, 2011, and public exhibits that were received at the hearing, are posted below.

Agency Comments 

None at this time