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Board of Medicine
Mandate 836

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Prescribing of opioids and buprenorphine
Purpose of legislation
To require adoption of regulations by the Boards of Medicine, Nursing and Dentistry
Legislation mandating a change Chap 291 (2017)
Chap 682 (2017)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 85 - 21 : Regulations Governing Prescribing of Opioids and Buprenorphine
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4760: Initial regulations
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 7/1/2017
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