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NASCSA's mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state controlled substances authorities, prescription monitoring program administrators, and other members in their work to advance the public's health, safety and welfare.

Important News & Announcements

SAMHSA Extends Methadone Take-Home Flexibility for One Year

Posted 11/18/2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is extending the methadone take-home flexibilities for one year, effective upon the eventual expiration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. This exemption is a continuation of the...
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DEA Issues Advance Notice of Rulemaking for Telepharmacy

Posted 11/17/2021

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is issuing this advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to obtain further information regarding the practice of telepharmacy. Telepharmacy is not specifically defined by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) or DEA regulations; however, to the extent telepha...
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US overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year, officials say

Posted 11/17/2021

An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, a never-before-seen milestone that health officials say is tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and a more dangerous drug supply.

Overdose deaths have been rising for more than two decades, accelerated in the past two years and,...
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Ensuring Compliance Against Drug Diversion Act of 2021 Signed into Law

Posted 11/14/2021

Washington, D.C. On November 10, 2021 President Joe Biden signed into law H.R. 1899, the "Ensuring Compliance Against Drug Diversion Act of 2021."  H.R. 1899.  H.R. 1899 amends...
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DEA takes aggressive stance toward pharmacies trying to dispense addiction medicine

Posted 11/9/2021

Drug overdose deaths hit record highs last year, and despite medical experts considering medications like buprenorphine the gold standard, less than 20% of people with opioid use disorder typically receive them. The federal government has taken steps to increase the number of clinicians who...
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