|Board of Pharmacy|
Phone: (804) 367-4456
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:15 to 5:00
|Other Citizen Services|
Own Your Future: Virginia's Long-Term Care Awareness Campaign
Eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, April 26, 2014
|Virginia will participate, Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, this collaborative effort between state and local law enforcement agencies provides residents with an opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous controlled substances from their medicine cabinets in an environmentally safe manner. Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. at sites designated by law enforcement throughout Virginia. To find a collection site nearby or for more information, click on the following link: http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/. Please note that this service is free and anonymous; no questions asked. To read more about this event view our printable flyer.|
Information regarding Requirement for Nonresident Pharmacies to Submit Current Inspection Report:
FDA alerts pharmacies to concerns with testing conducted by Front Range Laboratories
Click here for FDA update - http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm365920.htm
FDA Warns Health Care Providers to Not Administer Sterile Products from NuVision Pharmacy, Dallas Facility
Nationwide Recall of All Compounded Sterile Products from Specialty Compounding, Cedar Park, TX
CDC updates at - http://emergency.cdc.gov/HAN/han00353.asp
NECC Meningitis Outbreak linked to Steroid Injections
CDC Updates at http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html
New Requirement for Obtaining ACPE-approved Continuing Education
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must now obtain an NABP e-Profile ID in order to receive credit from ACPE-approved continuing education providers. Click here for background and instructions.
Instructions for Obtaining a Pharmacist License through Examination or Reciprocity;
Information on prescription drug abuse and medication safety (AWARxE)
Buying medicine online
For information about buying
medicine online, visit the Consumer Protection section of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®
(NABP®) Web site.
For more information:
Buying Medicine and Medical Products over the Internet from the FDA
How a consumer may properly dispose
of unwanted prescription drugs.
Guidance from Office of National Drug Control Policy (pdf)
Campaign from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the American Pharmacists Association, and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Guidance from the FDA
Extension of renewal requirements for deployed military and spouses
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. The extension cannot last beyond 5 years past the expiration date for the license. For more information, please read attached policy and contact the applicable board for your license.
Laws & Regulations
Applications & Forms
Download the Forms and Applications available from the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.
View the list of Professions regulated by the Board.
Guidance DocumentsView and download the available guidance documents from the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.
Information regarding Continuing Education Requirements (MS Word)
Board of Pharmacy CalendarThe Board of Pharmacy's Calendar of upcoming Board meetings and minutes from past Board meetings.
Frequently Asked QuestionsFind the answers to common questions
Newsletters & PresentationsRead the latest board news and see recent presentations in the Newsletters & Presentations page.
Regulatory Town Hall
The Virginia Department of Planning & Budget has designed a Regulatory Town Hall for anyone interested in the proposal of regulations or meetings of regulatory boards.