You will require this licence if you intend to sell or supply poisons or controlled substances by retail. This licence does not authorise you to manufacture poisons or controlled substances. Schedule 2 poisons are the most common poisons and controlled substances sold by retail. These substances are for therapeutic use, including certain pain relief medications, cough mixtures and travel sickness preparations, which may require advice from a pharmacist for safe use.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Nominate a Responsible Person;
- Allow the agency to inspect your retail premises;
- Submit all required documentation; and
- Pay the prescribed fees.
Fees may vary. Please consult the Table of Fees for further information.
Your application must be in the approved form and mailed to the Agency accompanied by the required fee.
Department of Health and Human Services
Drugs and Poisons Regulation
Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Victoria)
Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2006 (Victoria)
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