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2012-2013 Report of the Task Force on Virtual Manufacturers and Virtual Wholesale Distributors

March 20, 2013

Topics: Committee and Task Force Reports

The Task Force on Virtual Manufacturers and Virtual Wholesale Distributors met December 11-12, 2012, at NABP Headquarters. This task force was established in response to Resolution 108-2-12, Virtual Manufacturers and Wholesale Distributors, which was approved by the NABP membership at the Association’s 108th Annual Meeting in May 2012.

Review of the Task Force Charge

Task force members reviewed their charge and accepted it as follows:

  1. Review existing current state laws and regulations addressing virtual manufacturers and virtual wholesale distributors and relevant Model State Pharmacy Act and Model Rules of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (Model Act) language.
  2. Review the Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) criteria.
  3. Recommend amendments, if necessary, to the NABP Model Act and VAWD criteria addressing these issues.

View the committee’s recommendations in the full report (PDF).