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WAC 246-889-110: Maintenance of and access to retail sales records of restricted products

Published: 2015

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WAC 246-889-110

Maintenance of and access to retail sales records of restricted products.

(1) The retail sales records required under WAC 246-889-095 are confidential and accessible by the board of pharmacy and law enforcement agencies. Law enforcement may access the retail sales records for criminal investigations when, at a minimum, there is an articulated individualized suspicion of criminal activity.
(2) Each law enforcement agency's administrator, chief, sheriff, or other chief executive officer shall ensure:
(a) Only authorized employees have access to the data bases;
(b) Each employee use his or her unique password or access code to access the data bases;
(c) Each employee adheres to all state and federal laws regarding confidentiality; and
(d) As employees change, new passwords or access codes are assigned to new employees and passwords of ex-employees or transferred employees are removed.
(3) Retail sales records of restricted products, electronic or written, must be kept for a minimum of two years.
(4) Retail sales records must be destroyed in a manner that leaves the record unidentifiable and nonretrievable.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.43.165 and 18.64.005. WSR 11-19-018, § 246-889-110, filed 9/8/11, effective 10/15/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 69.43.170, 18.64.005. WSR 06-02-010, § 246-889-110, filed 12/22/05, effective 1/1/06.]