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DEA Issues Advance Notice of Rulemaking for Telepharmacy

Posted 11/17/2021

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is issuing this advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to obtain further information regarding the practice of telepharmacy. Telepharmacy is not specifically defined by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) or DEA regulations; however, to the extent telepharmacies dispense controlled substances, they are under the purview of the CSA and DEA. DEA is considering promulgating regulations regarding telepharmacy and seeks to be fully informed about the practice, industry, and state regulation of telepharmacy.

DATES: Electronic comments must be submitted, and written comments must be postmarked, on or before January 18, 2022. Commenters should be aware that the electronic Federal Docket Management System will not accept comments after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the last day of the comment period. ADDRESSES: To ensure proper handling of comments, please reference ??RIN 1117?AB74/Docket No. DEA?759?? on all correspondence, including any attachments.  For the full notice click here.

External Reference: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2021-11-17/pdf/2021-24948.pdf

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