Drug Enforcement and Professional Practices
The Drug Enforcement and Professional Practices Branch (DEPPB) staff administers and enforces the Kentucky Controlled Substances Act (KRS 218A), the Kentucky Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (KRS 217) and the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (KASPER) program.
DEPPB staff licenses manufacturers and/or wholesalers who distribute controlled substances in Kentucky. Staff currently includes investigators who are registered pharmacists and sworn law enforcement officers who work closely with the Kentucky State Police, Office of Attorney General, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement agencies and Kentucky's professional licensure boards to enforce the provisions of KRS 218A and KRS 217.
Vacant, Branch Manager
DEPPB New Controlled Substance License Application [PDF - 208K] - to apply for a Kentucky license to be a manufacturer or wholesaler of controlled substances
DEPPB Controlled Substance License Update Form [PDF - 144K] - to update information regarding your current license as a manufacturer or wholesaler of controlled substances
DEPPB Controlled Substance License Renewal Form [PDF 207K] - to renew your current license as a manufacturer or wholesaler of controlled substances
Kentucky On-Site Drug Disposal Form [PDF - 11K] - used to obtain approval and report disposal of controlled substances to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Links and Resources:
Controlled Substance Prescribing Guideline for APRNs 07-2017 [PDF - 365K]
2018 Controlled Substance Statute Handbook [PDF - 914K]
2018 Controlled Substance Regulation Handbook [PDF - 415K]
Kentucky Scheduled Drug List [PDF - 179K] - Controlled substances listed by schedule.
Link to DEA Form 106
Secure Prescription Blank Printer List [PDF - 180K]
DEA Registered Reverse Distributors 01-2015 [PDF - 93K] - List of reverse distributors for disposal of drugs. Must be a DEA registrant if disposing of controlled substances.