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Va. Aims to Better Utilize the State’s Prescription Monitoring Program

3D Virginia  FlagIn Virginia, House Bill 293 requiring prescribers to check the state’s Prescription Monitoring Program before writing prescriptions lasting longer than two weeks, has advanced by a House subcommittee. Aimed at addressing the rising number of heroin and prescription opioid overdose deaths across Virginia, the bill aims to reduce diversion, misuse, and abuse through increased use of the Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program’s confidential online system. Read more about the bill here.

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