West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Agency

Pharmacy, Board of

The West Virginia Board of Pharmacy consists of seven board members who are appointed by the Governor for a term of five years. Five board members are practicing pharmacists while two members are public members. It is the duty of the Board to protect the public health, safety, and welfare by the effective regulation of the practice of pharmacy; the licensure of pharmacists; the licensure and regulation of all sites or persons who distribute, manufacture, or sell drugs or devices used in the dispensing and administration of drugs or devices within the state of West Virginia. The Board meets five or six times a year to conduct business, set policy, consider proposed regulations, and deal with disciplinary matters. The meetings are usually held at the Board office in Charleston or at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy in Morgantown. The meetings are open to the public except when the Board goes into executive session for specified reasons allowed by law. Examinations for applicants to become pharmacists and pharmacy technicians occur three times a year, generally in January, June, and September.

Contact Information

Address
232 Capitol St
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 558-0558
Fax: (304) 558-0572
http://www.wvbop.com

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