NAMSDL News

Welcome to NAMSDL News! NAMSDL News is our bi-monthly effort to continue to inform, educate and serve as a resource for all those working towards effective solutions to our nation’s growing and ever-changing drug and alcohol problems. We hope that the stories, reports, news articles and opinions of the contributors that we link to will be of assistance to you in your search for effective solutions and will provide current information on the latest issues and concerns that we face across our nation. Although NAMSDL lists these resources, we do not specifically promote or endorse the agendas or ideals of every author or resource we list on this page. No warranty expressed or implied is made regarding: accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability, freedom from contamination by computer viruses or usefulness of any information once you leave www.namsdl.org. NAMSDL is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced from NAMSDL web pages.

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NAMSDL Updates
   NAMSDL in the News
Legislative Alerts
   State Legislative Alerts
      Alcohol
      Marijuana
      Methamphetamine and Precursor Drugs
      Naloxone Access and Good Samaritan Legislation
      Prescription Monitoring Programs
         Research
         Bill Status Update
   Federal Legislative Alerts
National News
   NGA and AMA Release Joint Statement
   Walgreens Announces Two New Programs to Combat Drug Abuse
   CDC Releases New Prescribing Guidelines
   HHS Proposes Changes to the Confidentiality Rules of Substance Use Disorder Records
   Prescriber Awareness Curbs Drug Abuse
   Overdose Deaths from Common Sedatives Increase
   Court Finds Hospital Did Not Violate ADA by Refusing to Hire Nurses in Drug Rehab
   CVS Pharmacy Agrees to Pay $8 million for Controlled Substance Act Violations
   Law Enforcement Guide on the Impact of Marijuana Legalization Released Read more »

 

NAMSDL Updates
   Changes and Additions to NAMSDL’s Website
   NAMSDL in the News
Legislative Alerts
   State Legislative Alerts
      Alcohol
      Marijuana
      Methamphetamine and Precursor Drugs
      Novel Psychoactive Substances
      Pain Management/Pain Clinics/Prescribing Practices
      Prescribing Profiles
      Prescription Monitoring Programs
   Federal Legislative Alerts
Case Law: Quick Look
National News
   Learning about Kratom
   What is Captagon?
   U.S. Postal Service Issues National Policy Letter Concerning Marijuana Ads in Newspapers Read more »

 

NAMSDL Updates
   NAMSDL in the News
Legislative Alerts
   State Legislative Alerts
      Alcohol
      Marijuana
      Prescription Monitoring Programs
   Federal Legislative Alerts
Case Law - NAMSDL’s Case Law Update Reminder
National News
   Gloucester (MA) Police Department Assesses its ANGEL Initiative
   Massachusetts Medical Schools Amend Curricula to Address Opioid Training
   DEA Releases 2015 Threat Assessment
   New York State to Require Physicians to Receive Training on Medical Marijuana
   CDC Releases Report Prescribing Behaviors
   EPA Extends Comment Deadline on Proposed Regulations
   DEA Announces “360 Strategy” Read more »

 

NAMSDL Updates
   NAMSDL in the News
Legislative Alerts
   State Legislative Alerts
      Alcohol
      Marijuana
      Naloxone Access and Good Samaritan Legislation
      Opioid Prescribing Practices
      Prescribing Profiles
      Prescription Monitoring Programs
   Federal Legislative Alerts
Case Law - NAMSDL’s Case Law Update Announcement
National News
   NASN Issues a Position Statement
   Results of Two-year Study of Prescription Drug Donation Boxes Published
   DEA Reinstitutes National Drug Take-back Events
   CDC Gives Grants to PMPs Read more »

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