Opioids: New Prescribing Regs in VT

Staff Writer

A new campaign has begun to curb the epidemic of opioid abuse in Vermont, and while it's already winning accolades among local healthcare givers, some concerns have also been expressed. Vermont's Department of Health (DOH) has issued strict new prescribing regulations for all drugs containing opioids. The regulations, which went into effect July 1, address the activities of physicians and pharmacists... (Read the details in the Express Thursday)