PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
Aug. 7, 2023

Kaitlan Baston, MD, MSc, DFASAM
Acting Commissioner

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New Jersey Department of Health Proposes New Rules at N.J.A.C. 8:32, Drug Donation Programs

The New Jersey Department of Health (Department), in consultation with the State Board of Pharmacy and the Director of the Division of Taxation in the Department of the Treasury, today proposes new rules at N.J.A.C. 8:32, Drug Donation Programs.

The proposed new rules would fulfill the Department’s rulemaking obligations pursuant to N.J.S.A. 24:6M-1 through 9, which authorizes private entities to establish and maintain a drug donation program, pursuant to which a donor may donate over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, and administration supplies to a redistributor for final dispensing to an individual who meets the eligibility criteria established by the entity for the purposes of its program.

The notice of proposal appears in the August 7, 2023, issue of the New Jersey Register.  Persons wishing to comment on the proposal must submit written comments either: (1) electronically on or before October 6, 2023, at www.nj.gov/health/legal/ecomments.shtml, or (2) by regular mail postmarked on or before October 6, 2023, to Joy L. Lindo, Director, Office of Legal and Regulatory Compliance, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360.

LexisNexis® provides free online access to the New Jersey Register at www.lexisnexis.com/njoal.  An unofficial copy of the notice of proposal is available from the Department’s website at nj.gov/health/legal/rules/notice-of-rule-proposals.

Last Reviewed: 8/8/2023