Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Brown bagging and white bagging
Action 4968
General Information
Action Summary The Board intends to consider adopting a regulation to regulate brown bagging of drugs requiring reconstitution or compounding prior to administration and to set specific requirements for specialty pharmacies participating in white bagging. The intent of the regulatory action is public protection to ensure drugs are appropriately dispensed and administered.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005376]
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
8158 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/05/2018.
8585 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/10/2020.
8947 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/09/2021.
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.