Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Prescribing and dispensing of opioids. Limits the amount of an opioid prescription a prescriber may issue for: (1) an adult who is being prescribed an opioid for the first time; and (2) a child; unless the prescription is for the treatment of specified conditions or circumstances. Requires documentation in the use of certain exemptions. Requires a prescriber to issue a prescription for an opioid in a lesser amount if requested by specified individuals and to document the request. Requires a pharmacist, upon the request of a specified individual, to partially fill the opioid prescription in compliance with federal law. Requires Prescribing and dispensing of opioids. Limits the amount of an opioid prescription a prescriber may issue for: (1) an adult who is being prescribed an opioid for the first time; and (2) a child; unless the prescription is for the treatment of specified conditions or circumstances. Requires documentation in the use of certain exemptions. Requires a prescriber to issue a prescription for an opioid in a lesser amount if requested by specified individuals and to document the request. Requires a pharmacist, upon the request of a specified individual, to partially fill the opioid prescription in compliance with federal law. Requires the pharmacist to document that the opioid prescription was partially filled. Requires the medical licensing board, in consultation with specified persons, to adopt emergency rules and rules concerning conditions that will be exempt from the prescription limitations. ... View more