Tennessee SB962

Pharmacy, Pharmacists - As enacted, requires a pharmacist to make every reasonable effort to prevent the abuse of drugs which the pharmacist dispenses; makes it a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by fine only, for the owner, manager or operator of a pharmacy to knowingly restrict or interfere with, or knowingly require a protocol or procedure that restricts or interferes with, a pharmacist's professional duty to counsel with patients and to evaluate the patients' appropriate pharmaceutical needs and the exercise of the pharmacist's professional judgment as to whether it is appropriate to dispense a legend drug to a patient. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 53, Chapter 10; Title 56; Title 63, Chapter 1; Title 63, Chapter 10; Title 67 and Title 68.