Highlighted Issues

The Highlighted Issues content focuses on current, important and relevant state, national and world issues and NAMSDL’s intent to synthesize and evaluate information and present it in an informed manner.

 

Including the ballot measures enacted during the November 2016 election, 29 states and the District of Columbia now allow persons with certain debilitating medical conditions to use, possess, purchase (in many cases), and cultivate (in some cases) marijuana. This summary highlights many key laws and regulations in each of the 30 jurisdictions. Read more »

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This summary highlights the specific circumstances in which prescribers have to review PMP data before prescribing controlled substances, treating pain, treating drug addiction, and treating injured workers. Read more »

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Including the ballot measures enacted during the November 2016 election, eight states and the District of Columbia now allow persons aged 21 or older to use or possess relatively small amounts of marijuana. The cultivation (either commercial or private) and retail sale of marijuana also is allowed in many of these jurisdictions. This summary highlights a number of key laws and regulations in each of the nine jurisdictions. Read more »

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Foundation Care shares how they have overcome the challenges to maintain compliance for all operational state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs. Read more »

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