Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
12/1/2023

Part VI. Patient's Choice of Supplier, Purchase of Drugs, and Return of Controlled Substances

18VAC110-30-250. Choice of controlled substance supplier.

A licensee shall neither interfere with the patient's right to choose his supplier of medication nor cooperate with any person or persons in denying a patient the opportunity to select his supplier of prescribed medications.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-113, 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3304.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR530-01-2 § 6.1, eff. May 9, 1990.

18VAC110-30-255. Purchase of drugs.

Except for an emergency purchase from another licensee or pharmacy, a licensee may only purchase Schedule II through VI drugs from a wholesale distributor licensed or registered by the board.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3304 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 7, eff. January 17, 2001.

18VAC110-30-260. Returning of controlled substances.

Controlled substances shall not be accepted for return or exchange by any licensee for resale after such controlled substances have been taken from the premises where sold, unless such controlled substances are in the manufacturer's original sealed container or in a unit-dose container which meets the U.S.P.-N.F. Class A or Class B container requirement, have been stored under conditions in which official compendium storage requirements can be assured and provided such return or exchange is consistent with federal law and regulation.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR530-01-2 § 6.2, eff. May 9, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 7, eff. January 17, 2001; Volume 22, Issue 10, eff. February 22, 2006.

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