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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 76. Department of Health Professions
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing the Prescription Monitoring Program

18VAC76-20-20. General provisions.

In accordance with Chapter 25.2 (§ 54.1-2519 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia and this chapter, the Director of the Department of Health Professions shall establish and administer a program for monitoring the dispensing of covered substances, which means all controlled substances included in Schedules II, III, and IV; controlled substances included in Schedule V for which a prescription is required; naloxone; and any other drugs of concern identified by the Board of Pharmacy pursuant to § 54.1-3456.1 of the Code of Virginia. Covered substances also include cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil dispensed by a pharmaceutical processor in Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2519 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 24, eff. September 10, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 23, eff. August 23, 2006; Volume 31, Issue 4, eff. November 19, 2014; Volume 35, Issue 1, eff. October 3, 2018.

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