Pharmacy Rules, Statutes, and Board Policies
NC PHARMACY LAWS -- updated January 2015
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NC PHARMACY RULES -- updated January 2015 (indexed by section below)*
MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014
AMENDED PHARMACY COMPOUNDING RULES GO INTO EFFECT ON JANUARY 1, 2015. The Board has completed its rulemaking to amend the rules governing pharmacy compounding. The amended rules were approved by the Rules Review Commission on December 17, 2014 and will go into effect on January 1, 2015. The Board appreciates the thoughtful commentary on the proposed rules from practitioners and others. The rules as amended may be found here: http://www.ncbop.org/LawsRules/FinalCompoundingRulesJan2015.pdf.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (NOVEMBER 18, 2014) ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO RULES 21 NCAC 46 .2401 and .2403 - DISPENSING IN HEALTH DEPARTMENTS. Revisions required by Section 8.23 of the Current Operations and Capital Improvements Appropriations Act of 2014 (Session Law No. 2014-100), to permit public health department nurses to dispense epinephrine auto-injectors to school personnel.
A public hearing will be held on November 18, 2014 at 9:00am at the NC Board of Pharmacy office, 6015 Farrington Road, Suite 201, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.
Any person may object to the proposed amendment by attending the public hearing on November 18, 2014 and/or by submitting a written objection by 9:00am on Novemer 18, 2014 to Jay Campbell, Executive Director, North Carolina Board of Pharmacy, 6015 Farrington Road, Suite 201, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, fax (919) 246-1056, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy is interested in all comments pertaining to the proposed rule. All persons interested and potentially affected by the proposal are strongly encouraged to read this entire notice and make comments on the proposed rule.
If an objection is not resolved prior to the adoption of the rule, a person may also submit written objections to the Rules Review Commission. If the Rules Review Commission receives written and signed objections in accordance with G.S. 150B-21.3(b2) from 10 or more persons clearly requesting review by the legislature and the Rules Review Commission approves the rule, the rule will become effective as provided in G.S. 150B-21.3(b1). The Commission will receive written objections until 5:00 p.m. on the day following the day the Commission approves the rule. The Commission will receive those objections by mail, delivery service, hand delivery, or facsimile transmission. If you have any further questions concerning the submission of objections to the Commission, please call a Commission staff attorney at 919-431-3000.
• NOTICE OF TEXT/PUBLIC HEARING:
• PROPOSED RULE/AMENDMENT LANGUAGE:
21 NCAC 46 .2401: http://www.ncbop.org/LawsRules/2401AmendedForEpipensAug2014.pdf
21 NCAC 46 .2403: http://www.ncbop.org/LawsRules/2403AmendedWithEpipenChangesAug2014.pdf
*NC Pharmacy Rules Indexed by Section
Sections .0100 through .1100 have been repealed effective April 1, 1983.
SECTION .1200 - ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD
SECTION .1300 - GENERAL DEFINITIONS
SECTION .1400 - HOSPITALS: OTHER HEALTH FACILITIES
SECTION .1500 - ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: EXAMINATIONS
SECTION .1600 - LICENSES AND PERMITS
SECTION .1700 - DRUGS DISPENSED BY NURSE OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT
SECTION .1800 - PRESCRIPTIONS
SECTION .1900 - FORMS
SECTION .2000 - ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
SECTION .2100 - ELECTIONS
SECTION .2200 - CONTINUING EDUCATION
SECTION .2300 - PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION AND RECORDS
SECTION .2400 - DISPENSING IN HEALTH DEPARTMENT
SECTION .2500 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
SECTION .2600 - DEVICES
SECTION .2700 - NUCLEAR PHARMACY
SECTION .2800 - COMPOUNDING
SECTION .2900 - PRODUCT SELECTION
SECTION .3000 - DISPOSAL OF UNWANTED DRUGS
SECTION .3100 - CLINICAL PHARMACIST PRACTITIONER
SECTION .3200 - PEER REVIEW AGREEMENTS
SECTION .3300 - REGISTRATION OF A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
SECTION .3400 - AUTOMATED DISPENSING ON DRUG SUPPLY DEVICES
SECTION .3500 - CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES REPORTING SYSTEM
Federal Controlled Substances Regulations: http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/21cfr/cfr/index.html
Controlled Substance Rules & Regulations Pocket Card (A brief summary of pertinent rules and regulations impacting the practice of pharmacy. Revised May 2008; October 2009; November 2010; May 2012; February 2013; November 2013.)
NC Board of Pharmacy Policies:
- Conscience Concerns in Pharmacist Decisions
- Use of Technicians During Pharmacist Breaks
- Proper Pharmacy Security
- Reapplication and Reinstatement Policy
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