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65-636. Exhibition of title "drugstore," "pharmacy" or "apothecary." It shall be unlawful for any individual who is not legally licensed as a pharmacist by the state board of pharmacy or any individual, firm or corporation who does not have in continuous employ, at each place of business, a pharmacist licensed by the state board of pharmacy, to take, use or exhibit the title "drugstore," "pharmacy" or "apothecary" or any combination of such titles, or any title or description of like import, or any other term designed to take the place of such title, if such title is being used in the context of health, medical or pharmaceutical care and the individual, firm or corporation has not provided a disclaimer sufficient to notify consumers that a pharmacist is not employed.

History: L. 1925, ch. 205, § 1; L. 1986, ch. 231, § 8; L. 2021, ch. 106, § 5; June 3.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Registration of pharmacists, see chapter 65, article 16.

Attorney General's Opinions:

Taking, use or exhibition of the symbol "Rx." 97-8.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Cited in holding corporation cannot practice optometry. State, ex rel., v. Goldman Jewelry Co., 142 Kan. 881, 889, 51 P.2d 995.

2. Health food store enjoined from using the word "Farmacy" in business name and advertising when not operated as licensed pharmacy. Kansas State Bd. of Pharmacy v. Wilson, 8 Kan. App. 2d 359, 360, 361, 657 P.2d 83 (1983).


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