10/25/2011 9:45 am
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board of Pharmacy
Regulatory Coordinator: Caroline Juran, RPh


Agency Contact: Elaine J. Yeatts

Agency Regulatory Coordinator


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 110 - 20: Virginia Board of Pharmacy Regulations
Statutory Authority: State: Chapters 33 and 34 of Title 54.1

Date Petition Received 10/25/2011
Petitioner Jeffrey Blessing
 Petitioner's Request
Based on new findings and national trend twoards legalization for medical use, the request is to reschedule Tetrahydro-cannibol from Schedule I to Schedule II.
 Agency Plan
The Board will request comment on the petition from 11/21/11 to 12/12/12.  It will consider the petition and comment at its next meeting scheduled for 12/14/11.
Publication Date 11/21/2011  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 12/11/2011