Important News & Announcements

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NY Job Announcement - Deputy Director, BNE

Posted 9/9/2021

The New York Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE) is looking for a Deputy Director.  The position is responsible for the administration and oversight of the following programs: New York State's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, Office Prescription Program, Electronic Prescribing,...
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Upcoming Webinar - Sept. 29, 2021 3-4 M

Posted 9/6/2021

Join the National Association of State Controlled Substances Authorities (NASCSA) September 29, 2021 3-4 pm ET for an exclusive look at our new website being launched as a result of the generous contribution of MDScripts.  Speakers: Theo Antoniou, Chief Technology Officer...
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Biden-Harris Administration Provides Recommendations to Congress

Posted 9/3/2021

On September 2, 2021 Regina LaBelle, Acting Director of National Drug Control Policy, presented to Congress the Biden-Harris Administration?s recommendations for a long-term, consensus approach to reduce the supply and availability of illicitly manufactured fentanyl-related substances...
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Risky Drug Mixture Gets Riskier When 2 Different Doctors Prescri

Posted 8/18/2021

Benzodiazepines and opioids are two types of medications that act on the brain. Stress, sleeplessness, and worry episodes were treated with benzodiazepines, whereas discomfort is treated with opioids. Since both reduce the desire to breathe, individuals who use opiates and benzodiazepines at a...
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Arizona Newer Reporting Standard Adoption ASAP 4.2B - Nov 1,

Posted 8/13/2021

Good Day, Beginning November 01, 2021, the Arizona CSPMP will be adopting the latest reporting standard from the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP). Please read the attached document that contains links to information documents, next steps, and contact information if you...
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Connecticut PDMP Changes to take affect Sept 1, 2021

Posted 8/13/2021

This is to inform you of changes to the Connecticut Prescription Monitoring and Reporting System (CPMRS) that will take place on September 1, 2021.

The CPMRS reporting requirements will be adding and modifying some required, situational, and not required fields in the ASAP 4.2A software...
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Alabama PDMP Change to ASAP 4.2b Dec 1, 2021

Posted 8/13/2021

Beginning December 1, 2021, the Alabama Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) will be adopting the latest reporting standard from the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP). Please read the attached document that contains links to additional information, next steps, and contact...
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