Wholesale Drug Distributor Licensing

Overview

The Wholesale Drug Distributor industry is heavily regulated by the federal and state governments. Each state has unique licensing laws and application requirements. Given our experience regarding specific jurisdictional requirements, LicenseLogix can streamline the process of determining and obtaining the proper licenses for your business. We provide comprehensive research on your licensing requirements and prepare error-free application packets, minimizing time-consuming and costly delays.

Background

Both federal and state authorities have a strong interest in regulating the drug industry. Extensive licensing requirements are implemented in pursuit of protecting the public against potentially harmful drugs. Licenses are issued by the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency as well as the Boards of Pharmacy in each state. With very few exceptions, all states require distributors to be licensed even if they are located out-of-state. A handful of states require businesses to become Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors as a prerequisite to licensure. These applications may include a lengthy form, a fee, and extensive supporting documentation such as bonding or proof of insurance. Further, to remain in compliance, licensees are required to file renewals as often as each year.

Ramifications of Non-Compliance

A wholesaler distributing without a license, or with an expired license, may be subject to harsh fines as well as criminal prosecution – particularly those dealing with controlled substances.

How we help your business:

  1. We stay up-to-date with changing requirements and forms so you can focus on the job at hand.
  2. We complete license applications efficiently and correctly, allowing your in-house staff to save valuable time struggling to obtain the proper licenses.
  3. Once your license has been issued, we ensure that you remain compliant with all licensing laws.

More Resources:

- National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
- Healthcare Distribution Management Association


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AL AK AR AZ CA CO CT DC DE FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MD ME MI MN MO MS
MT NC ND NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VA VT WA WI WV WY