515.01  SALE OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES AND NEEDLES REGULATED.
   No hypodermic needle, syringe or similar device, or disposable hypodermic needle, syringe or similar device which may be used for subcutaneous injection, or for administering any drug or other substance into the human body, shall be sold or dispensed to any person except by prescription, either written or oral, as follows:
      (1)   Upon a written prescription of a practitioner licensed by law to administer drugs; or
      (2)   Upon an oral prescription of such practitioner which is reduced promptly to writing and filed by the pharmacist; or
      (3)   By refilling any such written or oral prescription, if such refilling is authorized by the prescriber, either in the original prescription or by oral order which is reduced to writing and filed by the pharmacist.  All such pharmacists or legalized dispensers of such paraphernalia including, but not limited to, the name of the purchaser, requiring adequate identification thereof, the address of purchaser, date of sale, type of instrument sold and number sold.
   The provisions of this section shall not apply to the sale of any hypodermic syringe, needle or similar device, or disposable hypodermic needle, syringe or similar device to hospitals, physicians, dentists, pharmacists, industrial corporations and educational institutions or embalmers, or others using such device in the legal course of their respective business or profession; provided, nevertheless, that such vendors or legalized dispensers shall keep or cause to be kept accurate records for all such sales.  (Ord. 1980-50A.  Passed 12-4-80.)