The pharmacist needs the prescription to possess a control substance. The ultimate user doesn’t need a prescription. The doctor is not allow to write a schedule I substance for medical use. They can write one for research or other purpose. The pharmacist needs the prescription to dispense to the research subject. The pharmacist is acting in the course of professional practice.
The person must be acting in the course of professional practice for the possession to apply. They are required to obtain an prescription from a practitioner.
The practitioner is not acting. The pharmacist is acting on behalf of the practitioner. The pharmacist is dispensing on behalf of the doctor.
The possession is defined in Florida’s statute to be temporary possession for the purpose of testing or verification.
The pharmacist is leasing the control substance. They need a prescription is renter.
If a person other than a health professional acting for the doctor, the state cannot enforce the lease for not having renter’s insurance.
The causal exchange is writing a bill of exchange to purchase a control substance. The pharmacist needs the insurance which is the prescription to ensure payment and to ensure that the instrument which is a control substance return to the customer.
If the control substance is titled in the pharmacist’s name and the pharmacist die or became insane, the insurance will insure the customer will be compensated for the lost of the control substance.
“Simple possession or casual exchange.
(a) It is an offense for a person to knowingly possess or casually exchange a controlled substance, unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of professional practice.
(b) It is an offense for a person to distribute a small amount of marijuana not in excess of one-half (1/2) ounce (14.175 grams).
(1) Except as provided in subsections (d) and (e), a violation of this section is a Class A misdemeanor.”-Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-17-418
An individual is defined in 1 USC 8 to includes every infant member of the homo sapiens species. An individual is a government organization. The control substance law doesn’t apply to you.