NACDS Welcomes 2019 National Drug Control Strategy, Affirms Pharmacy’s Absolute Commitment to Drug Abuse Prevention Strategy touches on key aspects of NACDS’ public policy recommendations

2019-02-12T17:10:10+00:00Feb-04-19|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

NACDS today welcomed the White House’s release of the 2019 National Drug Control Strategy, and expressed in particular the Association’s commitment to collaboration as part of the solution to the opioid-abuse epidemic.

NACDS Applauds Pennsylvania E-prescribing Law to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse Seventy-six percent of Pennsylvania voters support e-prescribing requirement as fraud-and-abuse-prevention strategy

2018-10-25T12:30:13+00:00Oct-25-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

The new law requires that all controlled substance prescriptions be electronically prescribed, with certain exceptions. Thirteen states now have enacted an NACDS-backed mandate. The signing of Pennsylvania's law occurred on the same day that a new federal law was signed by President Trump.

NACDS at White House to Mark “Historic Action” on Opioid Abuse Epidemic as President Signs Bill with NACDS Recommendations Legislation includes pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care; NACDS to remain focused on serving as part of the solution

2018-10-24T15:23:05+00:00Oct-24-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

The event - titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis” - included President Trump's signing of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6).

NACDS Invited to White House Event to Commemorate “Historic Action” on Opioid Abuse Epidemic

2018-10-19T09:22:46+00:00Oct-18-18|Categories: Article|Tags: |

NACDS has been invited back to the White House for an event on Wednesday, October 24, that is titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis.” We also anticipate soon President Trump’s signing of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act – which reflects aspects of all four of the policy topics recommended by NACDS to help address opioid abuse.

U.S. Senate Passes NACDS Policy Recommendations in Opioid Bill Legislation headed to President’s desk bears pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care, reflects pharmacy’s commitment as part of the solution to abuse

2018-10-03T15:58:33+00:00Oct-03-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Legislation headed to President’s desk bears pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care, reflects pharmacy’s commitment as part of the solution to abuse.

NACDS Applauds California E-prescribing Law to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse Seventy-three percent of California voters support e-prescribing requirement as fraud-and-abuse-prevention strategy

2018-09-18T14:01:52+00:00Sep-18-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

“NACDS recognizes the leadership of Assemblymember Jim Wood, the author of this vital legislation, and the leadership of the California State Board of Pharmacy in sponsoring the bill. We also appreciate the tremendous work of the California Retailers Association in advocating for this important opioid-abuse-prevention strategy,” said NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE.

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