ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has announced four more policy recommendations for opioid abuse prevention. The new proposals build on current policies backed by NACDS, which are achieving results at the federal and state levels. The new recommendations include: • Prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) improvements; • Reforms in
ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is applauding the enactment of an electronic prescribing bill (HB 353) in Pennsylvania that will help to prevent opioid abuse. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) signed the legislation yesterday. The new law requires that all controlled substance prescriptions be electronically prescribed, with certain exceptions. The law takes
ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) was invited to a White House event today titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis,” at which the President signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) – legislation that reflects aspects of all four of NACDS’ policy recommendations regarding opioid-abuse prevention.