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Public Health - Opioids - Dispensing Requirement

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


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Synopsis:Authorizing a pharmacist dispensing a drug classified as an opioid to offer to sell or distribute to the recipient a certain nontoxic composition for the sequestration or deactivation of the drug and the disposal of any unused, unwanted, or expired portion of the prescription at certain times; and establishing that a certain provision of the Act does not relieve a person from certain requirements of law regarding controlled dangerous substances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Astle, Bates, Feldman, Guzzone, Kagan, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Manno, Peters, Robinson, Salling, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0601
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingRules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(21-222, 21-221.1)

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April 9, 2018 10:07 P.M.