NACDS provided recommendations on policy changes to the House Energy and Commerce Committee during this week's congressional hearing on combating the opioid abuse epidemic.
Lawmakers' constituent newsletters and social media posts reflect the success of NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill on pressing issues—including the opioid abuse epidemic.
NACDS joined the Vermont Association of Chain Drug Stores to meet with Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) to discuss the opioid epidemic this week.
NACDS testified this week at a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Opioid Policy Steering Committee public meeting on ways the agency can strengthen its oversight of opioids.
NACDS attended a Senate hearing on the opioid epidemic where NACDS-backed policies--e-prescribing and prescription drug monitoring programs--were discussed as successful strategies.
As part of the NACDS RxIMPACT Pharmacy Tour program, staff members from newly-elected House Judiciary Committee Member Rep. Andy Biggs' (R-AZ) office toured a Safeway pharmacy in Mesa, Ariz., this week.
Several recent NACDS RxIMPACT Pharmacy Tours have educated lawmakers on pharmacy’s extensive efforts to help confront the opioid abuse epidemic.