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Board of Pharmacy
Mandate 631

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Permits for physicians selling drugs
Purpose of legislation
Prohibits a practitioner of the healing arts from dispensing controlled substances unless licensed by the Board of Pharmacy to sell controlled substances. The bill requires facilities from which practitioners of the healing arts dispense controlled substances to obtain a permit from the Board but exempts facilities in which only one practitioner of the healing arts is licensed by the Board to sell controlled substances from fees associated with obtaining and renewing such permit. The bill also requires the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of this act within 280 days of its enactment.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 117 (2015)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 110 - 20 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4451: Permits for facilities
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 12/22/2015
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