As Amended by Senate Committee

          Session of 1998
By Committee on Public Health and Welfare
          10             AN ACT concerning the sale of medicines and drugs through vending
11             machines; amending K.S.A. 65-650 and repealing the existing section.
13       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
14           Section 1. K.S.A. 65-650 is hereby amended to read as follows: 65-
15       650. (a) Any person, firm or corporation who shall offer for sale or sell
16       or distribute any prescription medicine, prescription-only drug or poison
17       through or by means of any vending machine or other mechanical device,
18       or who shall use any vending machine in or for the sale or distribution of
19       any prescription medicine, prescription-only drug or poison, shall be
20       deemed guilty of a class C nonperson misdemeanor and upon conviction
21       shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars ($25) $25 nor more than
22       five hundred dollars ($500) $500.
23           (b) No nonprescription drugs shall be sold through a vending machine
24       in anything other than the manufacturer's original, tamper evident and
25       expiration-dated packet. Any vending machine in which nonprescrip-
26       tion drugs are offered for sale or sold shall be located in a climate
27       controlled area, and the drugs offered for sale or sold in such vend-
28       ing machine shall not be older than the manufacturer's expiration
29       date. A violation of this subsection (b) is a class C nonperson mis-
30       demeanor and upon conviction the violator shall be fined not less
31       than $25 nor more than $500.
32           Sec. 2. K.S.A. 65-650 is hereby repealed.
33           Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
34       publication in the statute book.