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2015-16 Legislative Successes

Legislation Signed Into Law

Expanding Pharmacist Immunization Opportunities- Act 8 of 2015

Act 8 of 2015 lowers the age pharmacists can provide the flu vaccine only to patients nine years of age and older with parental consent. Trained, licensed pharmacy interns also will be permitted to administer immunizations under the direct supervision of a pharmacist who possesses an immunization license. Read more...

Registering Nonresident Pharmacies - Act 43 of 2015

Act 43 of 2015 provides for the registration of pharmacies located outside of Pennsylvania who ship, mail or deliver medications into Pennsylvania pursuant to a prescription order. Read more...

Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) - Act 16 of 2016

Act 16 established parameters for the use of medical marijuana in PA.  Click here for more information.


Substitution of Interchangeable Biological Products - Act 95 of 2016

Act 95 addresses interchangeable biological products and their substitution when they come on the market. Read more...


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