Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; certification for use of oil. (HB1460)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Dispensing cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; non-Virginia residents. Provides that in addition to a patient or a patient's legal guardian who is a Virginia resident, a pharmaceutical processor may dispense in person to a patient or a patient's legal guardian who temporarily resides in Virginia as made evident to the Board of Medicine with a certification for cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil from a Virginia practitioner. The bill also makes clear that a practitioner who issues a written certification for cannabidiol oil must use his professional judgment to determine the manner and frequency of patient care and evaluation and authorizes such practitioner to utilize telemedicine, consistent with federal requirements for the prescribing of Schedule II through V controlled substances. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105080D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1460)
01/30/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Committee substitute printed 20106736D-H1
02/04/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106736D-H1
02/06/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1460H1
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1460H1)
02/18/2020Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/27/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Read third time
03/02/2020Reading of amendments waived
03/02/2020Committee amendments agreed to
03/02/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/02/2020Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Placed on Calendar
03/03/2020Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/03/2020VOTE: Adoption (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1460ER)
03/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1460ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 730 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0730)

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