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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.

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Important News & Announcements

DEA Publishes Guidance for Pharmacies Dispensing CS During a Cyberattack

Posted 7/20/2024

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has published a guidance reminding pharmacies that they can dispense medication pursuant to a paper prescription or facsimile if needed due to a cyberattack. This guidance was published in response to the recent cyberattack on a health care organizati...
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DEA to Host Session on Tableting and Encapsulating Machines

Posted 7/16/2024

DEA to Host Session on Tableting and Encapsulating Machines

July 23 and 24, 9:30-11:30am & 1:30-3:30pm

The Drug Enforcement Administration Diversion Control Division is...
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NIH Funded Study Show Most Americans Don't Know primary care physicians can prescribe addiction treatment

Posted 6/29/2024

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SAVE THE DATE FOR NASCSA's 40th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Posted 6/20/2024

Mark your calendar! It?s hard to believe that our 40th Annual Conference is only a few months away. Our conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency in beautiful downtown Greenville, South Carolina October 28-31, 2024.

We have some exciting and fun plans for this year?s...
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LAPPA Publishes Report on Status of State Laws for Regulating Kratom

Posted 6/2/2024

The Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA) has released an updated 50-state summaries report on kratom, an herbal substance that can produce opioid- and stimulant-like effects. The report, Kratom: Summary of State Laws, includes the statutory or regulatory citation(s)...
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Sponsor Spotlight

COMPASS Pathways


COMPASS Pathways is delighted to be a sponsor of NASCSA and looks forward to both engaging with controlled substances authorities, NASCSA leadership, and members to learn about their important work, and educate about our company's mission and the innovations underway using novel therapies.

COMPASS Pathways is a mental health care company dedicated to accelerating patient access to evidence-based innovation in mental health. Our focus is on improving the lives of those who are suffering with mental health challenges and who are not helped by current treatments.

We are developing innovative therapies and, when appropriate, combining them with psychological support and next-generation digital tools to forge new, sustainable mental health care pathways.

Our investigational COMP360 psilocybin therapy is currently undergoing phase 3 investigation in treatment-resistant depression. We are also assessing COMP360 in anorexia nervosa and post-traumatic stress disorder, across multiple clinical studies.

Learn more https://www.compasspathways.com

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State Controlled Substance and PMP Database

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