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Friday, July 13, 2012
Virginia Passes Bill to Expand Pharmacist's Compounding Authority: HB 733
Virginia laws now grant pharmacists additional authority to compound. The article below explains the new law and can be found here.
Pharmacists; compounding authority. Increases pharmacists' authority to compound to allow the compounding of (i) a commercially manufactured drug whose manufacturer has notified the FDA that the drug is unavailable due to a current drug shortage, or (ii) a commercially manufactured drug when the prescriber has indicated in the prescription for an individual patient that there is an emergent need for a drug that is not readily available.Amends§ 54.1-3410.2(“Compounding; pharmacists' authority to compound under certain conditions; labeling and record maintenance requirements.”), of theCode of Virginia.