Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors [18 VAC 110 ‑ 60]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Conforming to 2020 legislation
General Information
Action Summary To conform regulations in 18VAC110-60, amendments will: 1) change every reference from cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil to cannabis oil; 2) delete the requirement for an “in-person” examination by the prescriber certifying a patient to receive cannabis oil and allow for the use of telemedicine consistent with federal requirements; 3) allow the pharmacist-in-charge to authorize certain employee access to secured areas without a pharmacist on the premises; 4) allow a ratio of six pharmacy technicians per pharmacist working in the processor; and 5) allow a laboratory performing quality testing on products to determine a valid sample size to the testing with a minimum of sample size from each homogenized batch.
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 (4) (a)
RIS Project Yes  [006395]
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
8985 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.