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 / Stage 7890
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 3/30/2017  4:38 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/29/2017    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/7/2017    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 5/5/2017   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 9/21/2018   (Approved on 10/03/2018)  

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/29/2017
Review Completed: 4/7/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/8/2017
Review Completed: 4/18/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 4/20/2017
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 5/5/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 5/8/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/29/2017    Volume: 33  Issue: 20
Comment Period Ended 6/28/2017
Effective Date 5/8/2017
Expiration Date 11/7/2018

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 5/9/2019

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4789:
Controlled substances registration for naloxone and teleprescribing
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (7890) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (8101) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/07/2018.
Final   (8417) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/23/2019.
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