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Scam Alert

Published on Jan 31, 2024

The Department of Health Professions (DHP) has been made aware that some licensees have received fraudulent communications from individuals claiming to be from one of our licensing boards or another agency, such as the DEA or FBI.

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Virginia Approves Pharmacy Working Condition Regulations

Published on Sep 29, 2023

The Virginia Board of Pharmacy emergency regulations regarding pharmacy working conditions became effective today, September 29, 2023. 

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Statewide Protocols

Published on Jul 1, 2023

The Board of Pharmacy has statewide protocols covering a wide variety of topics.

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Data-Waiver (X-Waiver) Requirement Removed

Published on Feb 6, 2023

As of December 29, 2022 federal law no longer requires prescribers to obtain a DATA-Waiver or X-Waiver to prescribe medications to treat patients with opioid use disorder.

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Continuing Education (CE) Requirement for Pharmacists in 2023

Published on Dec 1, 2022

Continuing Education (CE) Requirement for Pharmacists in 2023

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Pharmacy Technician Training Requirements updated March 2023

Published on Jul 1, 2023

Pharmacy Technician Training Requirements updated March 2023

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COVID-19 Updates

Published on Jul 1, 2023

Information and updates related COVID-19.

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Mandatory E-Prescribing of Opioids Effective July 1, 2020

Published on Jul 1, 2023

Information about Mandatory E-Prescribing of Opioids Effective July 1, 2020

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REVIVE! Opioid Overdose Response Kit

Published on Jul 1, 2023

Information regarding REVIVE!, the Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education

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Drug Disposal

Published on Jul 1, 2023

How a consumer may properly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

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Buying medicine online

Published on Jul 1, 2023

For information about buying medicine online.

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Extension of renewal requirements for deployed military and spouses

Published on Jul 1, 2023

Virginia law allows active duty service people or their spouses who are deployed outside the U.S. to have an extension of time for any requirement or fee pertaining to renewal until 60 days after the person’s return from deployment.

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Virginia Board of Pharmacy
Email: pharmbd@dhp.virginia.gov
Caroline D. Juran, Executive Director
R. Dale St. Clair, Jr., Chairman