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DC City Council Hearing on the Opioid Abuse Prevention Amendment Act of 2017, Monday February 12

Posted 8 months ago by Laura Worby

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The DC Council Committee on Health is holding a public hearing on the Opioid Abuse Prevention Amendment Act of 2018 on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018 10 A.M., ROOM 500, JOHN A. WILSON BUILDING 1350 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W. WASHINGTON, D.C. 20004 

The proposed legislation limits initial prescription of opiates for acute conditions to seven days or less. It establishes requirements for subsequent prescription of opiates. It establishes limits to the strength of opiates that are not prescribed for acute conditions. Among other things the Mayor is required to issue rules to limit and track the dispensing of opiates prescribed out of state.

If you are interested in testifying, the preferred deadline to sign up is today at 5 pm.  The Committee welcomes written statements as well.  See the attached legislation and hearing notice regarding how to sign up and/or submit comments.