Tex. Occ. Code Section 158.001
Provision of Drugs and Other Supplies


A physician licensed under this subtitle may supply a patient with any drug, remedy, or clinical supply necessary to meet the patient’s immediate needs.


This section does not permit a physician to operate a retail pharmacy without complying with Chapter 558 (License to Practice Pharmacy).


This chapter does not prohibit a physician from supplying to a patient, free of charge, a drug provided to the physician by a drug manufacturer for an indigent pharmaceutical program if, in the physician’s opinion, it is advantageous to the patient, in adhering to a course of treatment prescribed by the physician, to receive the drug.
Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 700, Sec. 1, eff. June 13, 2001.

Source: Section 158.001 — Provision of Drugs and Other Supplies, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­158.­htm#158.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 158.001’s source at texas​.gov