Monday, January 16, 2017

Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Regulatory Proposals

Regulatory Proposals

2016-H
 ~ Amends Chapter 27 - Controlled Dangerous Substances to streamline the reinstatement process for prescribing practitioners whose primary professional licenses were suspended or revoked by their primary professional licensing agency.
               11-16-2016 - Board voted to approve Draft #1 for promulgation, and further, voted to approve the Declaration of Emergency and set the effective date for the Emergency Rule as November 17, 2016.
               01-20-2017 - Incorporated as Regulatory Project 2016-5.


2016-G
 ~ Amends Chapter 25 - Prescriptions, Drugs and Devices to create a new section §2514 - Standing Orders for the Distribution of Naloxone and Other Opioid Antagonists. Authorized by Act 370 of the 2016 Legislature, the new rule allows pharmacists to distribute naloxone or other opioid antagonists pursuant to nonpatient-specific standing orders issued by licensed medical practitioners.
               08-10-2016 - Board voted to approve Draft #1 for promulgation, and further, voted to approve the Declaration of Emergency and set the effective date for the Emergency Rule as August 10, 2016.
               12-07-2016 - Board re-issued Emergency Rule, effective today
               01-20-2017 - Incorporated as Regulatory Project 2016-4.
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