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
Action 4789
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005048]
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
7890 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
8101 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/07/2018.
8417 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/23/2019.
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.