SB 904: Controlled Substances
GENERAL BILL by Fasano
Controlled Substances; Providing that the management of pain in certain patients requires consultation with or referral to a psychiatrist, rather than a physiatrist; requiring that a pain-management clinic register with the Department of Health unless the clinic is wholly owned and operated by certain health care professionals, including a board-certified psychiatrist or rheumatologist; authorizing a pharmacist to fill a prescription for drugs or medicinal supplies which is transmitted or written by a physician, dentist, veterinarian, or other practitioner licensed to practice in another state under certain circumstances; requiring the pharmacist to obtain proof to a reasonable certainty of the validity of the prescription under certain circumstances, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160)
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- Health Regulation (HR)
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Budget (BC)
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