Drugs, Physician Dispensing

The American Academy of Family Physicians believes that physicians have the right under their medical license to diagnose, prescribe for, and dispense pharmacologic agents or other therapeutic products whenever and wherever it is appropriate. While the Academy believes that no regulation or laws should infringe upon that right, the Academy believes that physicians dispensing pharmacologic agents or other therapeutic products should be held to the same high standards as other professionals so privileged. (1986) (2010 COD)