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(320 ILCS 50/10)
In this Act:
(1) An entity that is engaged in (a) the production,
preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion, or processing of prescription drug products (i) directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of natural origin, (ii) independently by means of chemical synthesis, or (iii) by combination of extraction and chemical synthesis; or (b) the packaging, repackaging, labeling or re-labeling, or distribution of prescription drug products.
(2) The entity holding legal title to or possession
of the national drug code number for the covered prescription drug.
The term does not include a wholesale distributor of drugs,
drugstore chain organization, or retail pharmacy licensed by the State. The term also does not include anyone who is engaged
in the packaging, repackaging, or labeling of
drugs only to the extent permitted under the Illinois Drug Reuse Opportunity Program Act.
"Prescription drug" means a drug that may be dispensed only upon
prescription by an authorized prescriber and that is approved for safety and
effectiveness as a prescription drug under Section 505 or 507 of the Federal
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
"Senior citizen" or "senior" means a person 65 years of age or
(Source: P.A. 102-389, eff. 1-1-22