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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Controlled substances registration for naloxone and teleprescribing
General Information
Action Summary Emergency regulations are adopted to authorize issuance of a controlled substances registration to: 1) persons who have been trained in the administration of naloxone in order to possess and dispense the drug to persons receiving training; and 2) an entity for the purpose of establishing a bona fide practitioner-patient for prescribing when treatment is provided by telemedicine in accordance with federal rules. As applicable, regulations for controlled substances registrants are amended to include record-keeping, security, and storage requirements.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005048]
Associated Mandates
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7890 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 11/7/2018 and has been extended until 5/9/2019.
8101 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/7/2018.
8417 Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (12/24/2018).
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.