Proposed Controlled Substance Legislation Aimed at Pharmacies

A group of bipartisan lawmakers is looking to add more ammunition to existing laws designed to identify, report and prevent the distribution of “suspicious orders of controlled substances.” Senators Dianne Feinstein, Chuck Grassley, Shelley Moore Capito and Dick Durbin recently introduced the Preventing Pill Mills Through Data Sharing Act, a bill that would, for the […]

Board of Medicine: Drug monitoring program working

Florida, once dubbed the “epicenter of prescription drug diversion,” has made numerous inroads since state lawmakers passed legislation requiring that a prescription drug monitoring program be put into place. Prior to Chapter 893.055, which created new guidelines for operating pain management clinics and approved the creation of a database to collect controlled substance prescription records […]

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