Press Release: Regarding the First Arrest for Illegally Accessing PDMP Patient Data

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation recently issued the following press release regarding the first arrest for illegal access of PDMP patient data. Interested parties should contact the Georgia Bureau of Investigation if they have any questions that are not answered by the attached letter.

Notices of Public Hearing Regarding Experience Requirements and Continuing Pharmacy Education

The Georgia Board of Pharmacy shall hold a public hearing on the following proposed rule changes at its meeting on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12:30 PM at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, 250 W. Green Street, Athens, GA 30602.

Notices of Public Hearing Regarding Transfer Prescriptions and Synthetic Opiates

The Georgia Board of Pharmacy shall hold a public hearing and consider the following proposed rule changes at its meeting on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12:30 PM at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, 250 W. Green Street, Athens, GA 30602.

Notices of Public Hearing Regarding Pharmacy Observers

The Georgia Board of Pharmacy shall hold a public hearing and consider the following proposed rules at its meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM at the Georgia Board of Pharmacy, Department of Community Health, 2 Peachtree Street, 36th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303.

Notice of Letter Regarding Compounding for Office Use

The Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency recently issued the following letter to facilities that compound drugs for sale to practitioners for office use.

Notice Regarding Consent Decree against Downing Labs

On Friday, January 8, 2016, U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the United States and Downing Labs LLC, of Dallas, Texas, and the company’s co-owners, Ashley Michelle Downing and Christopher Van Downing, and pharmacist-in-charge, Roger E.

Notices of Public Hearing Regarding Perpetual Inventory, Drug Disposal, Loss and Theft, RAMS Renewal and Hallucinogens

The Georgia Board of Pharmacy shall hold a public hearing and consider the following proposed rule chapter and amendments at its meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 11:00 AM at South University School of Pharmacy, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31406.

Notice Regarding Approved Training Courses for Immunization Administration

At its meeting on October 14, 2015, the Georgia Board of Pharmacy discussed training courses for immunization administration and confirmed that a pharmacist needs the required training for immunization administration:

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding New Rules on Obligations, Topical Lidocaine, Controlled Substances and Refilling of Ophthalmic Products

The Georgia Board of Pharmacy shall hold a public hearing and consider the proposed rules at its meeting on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Department of Community Health, 2 Peachtree Street, 36th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303.

Notice Regarding Security Paper

At its meeting on July 15, the Georgia Board of Pharmacy voted to post the following information regarding the use of security paper.