Protecting the health, safety and welfare of the general public and animals of WV through public education, enforcing licensing standards for veterinarians, registered veterinary technicians, certified animal euthanasia technicians and veterinary and euthanasia facilities

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The WV Board of Pharmacy received information that the DEA will no longer permit pharmacists to clarify and/or add the information required to a controlled substance prescription to make the script valid and that the rx must be reissued. In an effort to prevent impact to patient care, the WV Board of Pharmacy has prepared this memo to inform prescribers of the federal requirements and this apparent change in policy.