Take Control of Controlled Substances

Posted in Latest News on May 7, 2018.

The Florida Department of Health has a launched an informational website providing basic information pertaining to CS/CS/HB 21, the Controlled Substances Bill, and the upcoming changes for prescribers and dispensers. Signed by the Governor on March 19, 2018 with an effective date of July 1, 2018, the law addresses opioid abuse by establishing prescribing limits, requiring continuing education on controlled substance prescribing, expanding required use of Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, EFORCSE, and more.

The website provides specific information for those affected by the bill and links to other helpful resources, such as a Bill Information page, FAQs, informational Webinar, and more.

Please visit http://www.flhealthsource.gov/FloridaTakeControl to be in the know on how the Controlled Substances Bill affects you!



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