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NACDS applauds new Texas law to help curb opioid abuse

NACDS applauds new Texas law to help curb opioid abuse

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS Tuesday praised Texas’ enactment of a bill (HB 2174) to address opioid abuse and addiction, while providing key safeguards to address the needs of those suffering from chronic pain. Specifically, the new law will require electronic prescribing for controlled substances, to help prevent fraud and abuse. It also will limit the