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prescription

The loss of rights because of a failure to assert them over a lengthy period of time. This is similar to a statute of limitations, but the time period is not established by statute, but by court interpretation and the particular circumstances of the case.

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SB 81--Creating WV Official Prescription Program Act
Service recording and digitization of official prescriptions and dispensing documents electronic prescriptions billed by the College of Pharmacists to Madrid Health Service.
He is to notify the official prescriptions watchdog of the incident.