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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 110. Board of Pharmacy
Chapter 30. Regulations for Practitioners of the Healing Arts to Sell Controlled Substances

18VAC110-30-20. Application for licensure.

A. Prior to engaging in the sale of controlled substances, a practitioner shall make application on a form provided by the board and be issued a license. After June 7, 2016, the practitioner shall engage in such sale from a location that has been issued a facility permit.

B. Prior to engaging in the sale of Schedule VI controlled substances, excluding the combination of misoprostol and methotrexate, and hypodermic syringes and needles for the administration of prescribed controlled substances from a nonprofit facility, a doctor of medicine, osteopathic medicine, or podiatry, a nurse practitioner, or a physician assistant shall make application on a form provided by the board and be issued a limited-use license.

C. Any disciplinary action taken by the Board of Medicine, or in the case of a nurse practitioner, by the Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine, against the practitioner's license to practice shall constitute grounds for the board to deny, restrict, or place terms on the license to sell.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3307 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR530-01-2 § 2.1, eff. May 9, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 8, Issue 13, eff. April 22, 1992; Volume 10, Issue 1, eff. November 3, 1993; Volume 17, Issue 7, eff. January 17, 2001; Volume 22, Issue 10, eff. February 22, 2006; Volume 29, Issue 21, eff. August 2, 2013; Volume 33, Issue 20, eff. June 28, 2017; Volume 38, Issue 12, eff. March 3, 2022.

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