Saturday, April 27 marks the DEA's National Drug Take Back Day. In the lead-up to that event, the FDA just launched a drug safety campaign aimed at opioid abuse prevention.
The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will take place on Saturday, October 28. Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse and medications.
NACDS Applauds DEA Guidance on Forwarding of Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances Key aspect of NACDS Regulatory Reform Initiative will benefit patients and enhance use of e-prescribing to prevent drug abuse and diversion
NACDS applauds guidance provided this week by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) that addresses a priority of NACDS’ Regulatory Reform Initiative, and that simultaneously benefits patient care and the prevention of drug abuse and diversion.
NACDS Submits Comments to President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis Describes pharmacy as working partner for solutions
NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, submitted official comments to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, which reflect NACDS’ commitment to help address prescription drug abuse, addiction and proper access.
The Liaison and Policy Section of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has asked NACDS to share with member companies the news of Pharmacy Diversion Awareness Conferences scheduled for August. Two options – August 15 or […]
NACDS-Backed Drug Abuse, Access Bill Enacted President signs bill consistent with pharmacy’s “100-percent commitment to patient care and zero tolerance for abuse”
Arlington, Va. – President Barack Obama today signed into law the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.
This new law is one part of […]
In a significant step forward on an issue NACDS has long supported, the House of Representatives passed the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 on April 12.
With Final Passage, Congress to Send to President NACDS-Backed Drug Abuse, Access Bill Legislation reflects “100-percent commitment to patient care and zero tolerance for abuse”
Arlington, Va. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 (S. 483) in the same version passed by the Senate, making President Obama’s consideration […]