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Marijuana: Laws Allowing the Limited Use of Low-THC Oil for Medicinal Purposes

Summary of state laws that permit limited use of Low-THC Oil for medicinal purposes

Model Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Act (Revised May 2015)

Revised NAMSDL Model Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Act

Abuse-Deterrent Opioids - Evaluation and Labeling: Guidance for Industry

This guidance explains FDA’s current thinking about the studies that should be conducted to demonstrate that a given formulation has abuse-deterrent properties. The guidance makes recommendations about how those studies should be performed and...

Drug-Impaired Driving

Additional Support Needed for Public Awareness Initiatives

Controlled Substances: Return and Disposal

NAMSDL details many elements of the new DEA controlled substance return and disposal regulations and looks at several state and locality programs currently in existence.

Controlled Substances & Prescription Drugs
A controlled substance is generally a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government and whose general availability is restricted. Controlled substances are subject to legislative control.
Criminal Justice
From Maine to California, and every village and hamlet in between, Sheriffs, Chiefs of Police, Governors, Attorneys General, frontline officers, and treatment providers have all said that the number one escalating issue is prescription drugs...the pills.
Alcohol use disorders are medical conditions that doctors can diagnose when a patient's drinking causes distress or harm. In the United States, about 18 million people have an alcohol use disorder, classified as either alcohol dependence—perhaps better known as alcoholism—or alcohol abuse.
Continuum of Addiction Treatment Services
Drug and alcohol abuse is often complex in nature and permeates every facet of an individual's life. The individual's personal health and functioning within the family unit suffers; obligations in the workplace and community suffer.