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Agency
Virginia Department of Health
Board
State Board of Health
chapter
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices [12 VAC 5 ‑ 391]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapter 846 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
 
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 846 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly amends Va. Code § 32.1-127(B), which requires that the State Board of Health permit “[h]ospice and hospice facility employees who are authorized to possess, distribute, or administer medications to patients…to store, dispense, or administer cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil to a patient who has been issued a valid written certification for the use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil in accordance with subsection B of § 54.1-3408.3 and has registered with the Board of Pharmacy.” This exempt action is being utilized to conform 12VAC5-391-10 et seq. to the Code of Virginia.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [006335]
Associated Mandates Amending regulation to permit hospices to store, dispense or administer cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8956 Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 08/06/2020.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Sr. Policy Analyst
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: regulatorycomment@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-