New Jersey

Physician Dispensing Allowed:



A New Jersey physician shall not dispense more than a seven-day supply of drugs or medicines to any patient. The drugs or medicines shall be dispensed at or below the cost the physician has paid for the particular drug or medicine, plus an administrative cost not to exceed 10% of the cost of the drug or medicine. The provisions do not apply to a physician: (a) who dispenses drugs in a hospital emergency room, a student health center at an institution of higher education, or a publicly subsidized community health center, family planning clinic or prenatal clinic; (b) whose practice is situated 10 miles or more from a licensed pharmacy; or (c) when he or she dispenses salves, ointments or drops.

Required Documentation:

No dispensing license or registration is required.

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Mailing Address:

New Jersey Board of Pharmacy
124 Halsey St
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 504-6450