Article 1 General Provisions 54.1-3400 – 54.1-3431
Article 2 Permitting of Pharmacies 54.1-3432 – 54.1-3434.05
Article 2 1. Registration of Nonresident Pharmacies 54.1-3434.1 – 54.1-3434.5
Article 3 Wholesale Distributors and Medical Equipment Suppliers 54.1-3435 – 54.1-3436
Article 4 Permitting of Manufacturers 54.1-3437 – 54.1-3442.01
Article 4 1. Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs, Biological Products, and Devices 54.1-3442.1 – 54.1-3442.4
Article 4 2. Permitting of Pharmaceutical Processors to Produce and Dispense Cannabidiol Oil and Thc-A Oil 54.1-3442.5 – 54.1-3442.8
Article 5 Standards and Schedules 54.1-3443 – 54.1-3456.1
Article 6 Misbranded and Adulterated Drugs and Cosmetics 54.1-3457 – 54.1-3465
Article 7 Controlled Paraphernalia 54.1-3466 – 54.1-3472

Terms Used In Virginia Code > Title 54.1 > Subtitle III > Chapter 34

  • Administer: means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by (i) a practitioner or by his authorized agent and under his direction or (ii) the patient or research subject at the direction and in the presence of the practitioner. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or more. See Virginia Code 2.2-812
  • Advertisement: means all representations disseminated in any manner or by any means, other than by labeling, for the purpose of inducing, or which are likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of drugs or devices. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Agent: means an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Anabolic steroid: means any drug or hormonal substance, chemically and pharmacologically related to testosterone, other than estrogens, progestins, corticosteroids, and dehydroepiandrosterone. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Animal: means any nonhuman animate being endowed with the power of voluntary action. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Authority: means the Virginia Resources Authority created by this chapter. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • Authority: means the Virginia Resources Authority created in Chapter 21 (§ Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • career and technical education: means an organized education program offering a sequence of courses that (i) may incorporate field, laboratory, and classroom instruction; (ii) emphasize career and technical occupational experiences; (iii) are designed to prepare individuals for further education and gainful employment; and (iv) are aligned with state or national program certification and accreditation standards, if such standards exist for the sequence of courses. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • Children with disabilities: means those persons (i) who are age two to 21, inclusive, having reached the age of two by the date specified in § Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Controlled substance analog: means a substance the chemical structure of which is substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II and either (i) which has a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system that is substantially similar to or greater than the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II or (ii) with respect to a particular person, which such person represents or intends to have a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system that is substantially similar to or greater than the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Corporation: means a nonstock, nonprofit corporation or foundation established for the express purpose of promoting career and technical education in a school division within the meaning of § 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.3
  • cost: as used in this chapter embraces the cost of construction, the cost of the acquisition of all land, rights-of-way, property, rights, easements and interests acquired by the Authority for such construction, the cost of all machinery and equipment, financing charges, interest prior to and during construction and, if deemed advisable by the Authority, for one year after completion of construction, engineering and legal expenses, cost of plans, specifications, surveys and estimates of cost and of revenues, other expenses necessary or incident to determining the feasibility or practicability of constructing any port facility, administrative expense, the creation of a working capital fund for placing the port facility in operation and such other expense as may be necessary or incident to the construction of such port facility, the financing of such construction and the placing of the same in operation. See Virginia Code 54.1-3415
  • Credit enhancements: means surety bonds, insurance policies, letters of credit, guarantees and other forms of collateral or security. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • DEA: means the Drug Enforcement Administration, U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Defective drywall: means the same as that term is defined in § Virginia Code 2.2-1106
  • FDA: means the U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Federal government: means the United States of America, or any department, agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • Fund: means the Virginia Water Facilities Revolving Fund created by this chapter. See Virginia Code 54.1-3460
  • Hashish oil: means any oily extract containing one or more cannabinoids, but shall not include any such extract with a tetrahydrocannabinol content of less than 12 percent by weight. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Immediate precursor: means a substance which the Board of Pharmacy has found to be and by regulation designates as being the principal compound commonly used or produced primarily for use, and which is an immediate chemical intermediary used or likely to be used in the manufacture of a controlled substance, the control of which is necessary to prevent, curtail, or limit manufacture. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • in writing: include any representation of words, letters, symbols, numbers, or figures, whether (i) printed or inscribed on a tangible medium or (ii) stored in an electronic or other medium and retrievable in a perceivable form and whether an electronic signature authorized by Chapter 42. See Virginia Code 2.2-1148
  • Includes: means includes, but not limited to. See Virginia Code 2.2-1109
  • inhabitants: means with reference to any county, city, town, political subdivision of the Commonwealth or any combination thereof, the natural persons in such county, city, town, political subdivision or combination as shown by the unadjusted United States decennial census last preceding the time at which any provision dependent upon population is being applied or the time as of which it is being construed. See Virginia Code 2.2-1128
  • Innovation: means a new or creative alternative to existing instructional or administrative practices or school structures that evidence-based practice suggests will be effective in improving student learning and educational performance. See Virginia Code 54.1-3434
  • Interchangeable: means a biosimilar that meets safety standards for determining interchangeability pursuant to 42 U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any article. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter on an article or any of its containers or wrappers, or accompanying such article. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Local government: means any county, city, town, municipal corporation, authority, district, commission or political subdivision created by the General Assembly or pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth or any combination of any two or more of the foregoing. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • local government: includes any authority, commission, district, sanitary board or governmental entity issuing bonds on behalf of an authority, commission, district or sanitary board of an adjoining state that operates a wastewater treatment facility located in Virginia. See Virginia Code 54.1-3460
  • Local obligations: means any bonds, notes, debentures, interim certificates, bond, grant or revenue anticipation notes, leases, credit enhancements, or any other obligations of a local government for the payment of money. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • Locality: means a county, city, or town as the context may require. See Virginia Code 2.2-1113
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, propagation, conversion, or processing of any item regulated by this chapter, either directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Manufacturer: means every person who manufactures, a manufacturer's co-licensed partner, or a repackager. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Marijuana: means any part of a plant of the genus Cannabis whether growing or not, its seeds, or its resin; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds, or its resin. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Medical equipment supplier: means any person, as defined in § Virginia Code 54.1-3442.5
  • Pharmacist-in-charge: means the person who, being licensed as a pharmacist, signs the application for a pharmacy permit and assumes full legal responsibility for the operation of the relevant pharmacy in a manner complying with the laws and regulations for the practice of pharmacy and the sale and dispensing of controlled substances; the "pharmacist-in-charge" shall personally supervise the pharmacy and the pharmacy's personnel as required by § Virginia Code 54.1-3415
  • practice of pharmacy: as used in this chapter shall be defined as provided in Chapter 33 (§ Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Prescriber: means a practitioner who is authorized pursuant to §§ Virginia Code 54.1-3460
  • project: means a project that supplements the regular career and technical education program in a school division and that is designed to provide effective practical training to students in the secondary schools of the school division and in which participation is optional and voluntary. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.3
  • Proprietary medicine: means a completely compounded nonprescription drug in its unbroken, original package which does not contain any controlled substance or marijuana as defined in this chapter and is not in itself poisonous, and which is sold, offered, promoted, or advertised directly to the general public by or under the authority of the manufacturer or primary distributor, under a trademark, trade name, or other trade symbol privately owned, and the labeling of which conforms to the requirements of this chapter and applicable federal law. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Public charter school: means a public, nonreligious, or non-home-based alternative school located within a public school division. See Virginia Code 54.1-3415
  • Public corporation: means the Commonwealth of Virginia or any political subdivision thereof or any incorporated municipality therein or any public agency of the Commonwealth or of any political subdivision thereof or of any municipality therein. See Virginia Code 2.2-1111
  • Radiopharmaceutical: means any drug that exhibits spontaneous disintegration of unstable nuclei with the emission of nuclear particles or photons and includes any non-radioactive reagent kit or radionuclide generator that is intended to be used in the preparation of any such substance, but does not include drugs such as carbon-containing compounds or potassium-containing salts that include trace quantities of naturally occurring radionuclides. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • real estate: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights and appurtenances thereto and interests therein, other than a chattel interest. See Virginia Code 2.2-1110
  • Reference biological product: means the single biological product licensed pursuant to 42 U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Regional public charter school: means a public charter school operated by two or more school boards and chartered directly by the participating school boards. See Virginia Code 54.1-3415
  • Related services: means transportation and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services as are required to assist a disabled child to benefit from special education, including speech pathology and audiology, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy, recreation, early identification and assessment of disabilities in children, counseling services and medical services for diagnostic or evaluation purposes. See Virginia Code 54.1-3434.05
  • revenue bonds: means bonds for which only the revenues of port facilities are pledged to the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds. See Virginia Code 54.1-3415
  • Sale: includes barter, exchange, or gift, or offer therefor, and each such transaction made by any person, whether as an individual, proprietor, agent, servant, or employee. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • School board: means the school board that governs a school division. See Virginia Code 15.2-520
  • SDI: means a school division in which the local school board has developed and for which the Board has approved pursuant to regulations as set forth in this article a plan of innovation to improve student learning; educational performance; and college, career, and citizenship readiness skills in each school in the local school division. See Virginia Code 54.1-3434
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction at no cost to the parent, to meet the unique needs of a disabled child, including classroom instruction, home instruction, instruction provided in hospitals and institutions, instruction in physical education and instruction in career and technical education. See Virginia Code 54.1-3434.05
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the United States Virgin Islands. See Virginia Code 2.2-1138
  • state agency: means the same as that term is defined in § Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • Therapeutically equivalent drug products: means drug products that contain the same active ingredients and are identical in strength or concentration, dosage form, and route of administration and that are classified as being therapeutically equivalent by the U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Third-party logistics provider: means a person that provides or coordinates warehousing of or other logistics services for a drug or device in interstate commerce on behalf of a manufacturer, wholesale distributor, or dispenser of the drug or device but does not take ownership of the product or have responsibility for directing the sale or disposition of the product. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Town: means any existing town or an incorporated community within one or more counties which became a town before noon, July 1, 1971, as provided by law or which has within defined boundaries a population of 1,000 or more and which has become a town as provided by law. See Virginia Code 2.2-1147
  • Treating physician: means a physician who is providing or has previously provided medical treatment or evaluation to and has or previously had an ongoing treatment relationship with the person. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • United States: includes the 50 states, the District of Columbia the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the United States Virgin Islands. See Virginia Code 2.2-1147.1
  • USP-NF: means the current edition of the United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Virtual school program: means a series of online courses with instructional content that (i) is delivered by a multidivision online provider primarily electronically using the Internet or other computer-based methods; (ii) is taught by a teacher primarily from a remote location, with student access to the teacher given synchronously, asynchronously, or both; (iii) is delivered as a part-time or full-time program; and (iv) has an online component with online lessons and tools for student and data management. See Virginia Code 54.1-3429
  • Warehouser: means any person, other than a wholesale distributor, manufacturer, or third-party logistics provider, engaged in the business of selling or otherwise distributing prescription drugs or devices to any person who is not the ultimate user or consumer. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Wholesale distribution: means distribution of prescription drugs to persons other than consumers or patients, subject to the exemptions set forth in the federal Drug Supply Chain Security Act. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Wholesale distributor: means any person other than a manufacturer, a manufacturer's co-licensed partner, a third-party logistics provider, or a repackager that engages in wholesale distribution. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401