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California State Board of Pharmacy

Prescriber Dispensing Medication to Emergency Room Patient (BPC sections 4068(a)(1), 4068(a)(5), and 4068(a)(6))

Waive provisions related to the prohibition against a prescriber to dispensing medications to an emergency room patient if the medication dispensed is a short-acting, beta-agonist inhalation product.

Effective:  March 27, 2020

Expiration:  August 31, 2021, or until the 30 days after the emergency declaration is lifted, whichever is sooner.