Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors [18 VAC 110 ‑ 60]    (Repealed)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Conforming to 2020 legislation
Action 5545
General Information
Action Summary To conform regulations in 18VAC110-60, amendments will: 1) change every reference from cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil to cannabis oil; 2) delete the requirement for an “in-person” examination by the prescriber certifying a patient to receive cannabis oil and allow for the use of telemedicine consistent with federal requirements; 3) allow the pharmacist-in-charge to authorize certain employee access to secured areas without a pharmacist on the premises; 4) allow a ratio of six pharmacy technicians per pharmacist working in the processor; and 5) allow a laboratory performing quality testing on products to determine a valid sample size to the testing with a minimum of sample size from each homogenized batch.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 (4) (a)
RIS Project Yes  [006395]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8985 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.