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Beginning on Tuesday April 29, 2014 all drug products containing Tramadol are Schedule IV Controlled Substances in Georgia. This includes all single entity and combination Tramadol products. This scheduling action took place after Governor Deal signed House Bill 835, and the law took effect immediately.
During the 2013 Legislative Session, Georgia's law changed to allow pharmacists to fill auto-injectable Epinephrine prescriptions written by physicians, APRNs, and PAs in the nname of a public or private school.
On June 1, 2010, DEA's Interim Final Rule titled "Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances" became effective.
Due to the recent increase in pharmacy armed robberies, we have been asked to provide guidelines to pharmacists to help them know what to do in case their pharmacy is robbed.
Georgia State Board of Pharmacy
COMPOUNDING PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS
October 30, 2012
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WAS TAKEN FROM A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GEORGIA BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION DATED 7/21/2011.
This is a reminder to all health care practitioners. Effective 5/11/09 House Bill 509 changed the requirements for prescription orders by Physican Assistants (PA).