SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING & .REGULATION
BEFORE THE STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY
IN THE MATTER OF:
BARNEY'S COMPOUNDING CENTER,
This matter is before the Board pursuant to the application, dated November 27,2012, of
Barney's Compounding Center (Applicant), for a permit as a non-resident phaimacy in this
State. At its meeting on January 16,2013, the Board considered this application with a quorum
present. Applicant appeared and offered testimony to supplement its application for a non
resident pharmacy license. .
After delibe"ration, the Board voted to DENY Applicant's request for licensure for the
reasons stated in this Order. .
FINDINGS OF FACT
1. Applicant applied for a non-resident pharmacy permit on N ~vember 27, 2012.
2. Ashley Riggs is the Pharmacy Resident. Ms. Riggs is a licensed Pharmacist.
3. Applicant was issued an Order to Cease and Desist because the Augusta, Georgia
location (LTC) was shipping medicine to South Carolina without the appropriate
4. Applicant applied for licensure after Order to Cease and Desist was issued.
CONCLUSIONS OF LAW
In an application hearing, "(t)he applicant shall demonstrate to the satisfaction of the
board that the applicant meets all requirements for the issuance of a license." S.C. Code Ann. §
40-1-130 (1976, as amended). Thus, the burden of proof in an application for licensure or
certification is on the Applicant to proVide full, complete, and accurate responses to all questions
on the application and to demonstrate that he or she is qualified for the license sought.
In this case, Applicant violated South Carolina Law by shipping drugs into this state
without a non-resident permit. Ms. Riggs could not answer many of the Board's questions as to
why the drugs were shipped to South Carolina without a non-resident permit. THEREFORE; IT IS ORDERED that Applicant's application' for a non-resident
phannacy permit in this State is DENIED.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.
SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTME