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  October Board Meeting - Date/Venue Change
  Due to a scheduling conflict, the Board's October monthly meeting is being held one week later than the usual third Wednesday of the month. It is now scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. at the NH Hospital Association, 125 Airport Road, Concord, NH. View the Agenda Adobe Acrobat symbol.
  Hydrocodone Containing Products (HCP's) Now a Schedule II Drug
  As of October 6, 2014, the DEA has classified all Hydrocodone Containing Products (HCP's), including Vicodin, as Schedule II Drugs. While DEA was allowing a 6-month grace period for recognizing refills on these products, for consistency the Board voted on 9/10/14 to set a policy and implement emergency rules which do not allow any refills on prescriptions for HCP's as of 10/6, including those written prior to 10/6/14.
  Important Notice to all NH Hospital Pharmacies
  View the notice Adobe Acrobat symbolfrom the Board regarding the new policy on 503B's (FDA Registered Outsourcing Facilities) shipping compounded products to New Hampshire.
  Tramadol Now Classified as a Schedule IV Controlled Drug by DEA
  Effective August 18, 2014, the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration has classified Tramadol as a Schedule IV Controlled Substance. View the notice from the Federal Register for more information. All pharmacies must begin to inventory Tramadol as of this date in order to comply with Federal and State controlled substance inventory/tracking requirements.

 

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State of New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy
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