The Prosubstitution Trend in Modern Pharmacy Law

This article explores the legal problems presented to the practicing pharmacist by drug substitution. It delineates the practical and economic realities bearing on substitution and the arguments both in favor of and against limited legal substitution. After describing the current status of the law on the subject and the various resultant liabilities of the pharmacist, the article then suggests means by which substitution might be made an acceptable practice in certain circumstances.