Growing Number of States Enacting Laws to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Crisis
Since the beginning of 2016, several states have passed legislation aimed at curbing the opioid and heroin epidemic. NASHP has been following this legislation closely and has developed a series of blogs outlining major provisions within the laws.
- Rhode Island Becomes the Latest State to Pass Opioid Legislation in 2016
- New York Joins State-Led Fight to Combat Opioid Crisis, Passes New Legislation
- Connecticut and Vermont Join the Ranks of New England States Limiting Opioid Prescriptions; Congress Also Takes Steps to Address Epidemic
- New Law to Curb Opioid Abuse and Diversion Passed in Maine, Strengthens Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
- Massachusetts Becomes First State to Pass Statewide Cap on First-Time Opioid Prescriptions