Prescription opioids

The Utah Legislature has passed an Opioid Prescription Bill, HB 90, in both houses and it’s now waiting to be signed by the Governor. HB 50, a second Opioid prescription bill has passed in the house but is in committee waiting to go to the senate for a vote. Carolyn Murray has been tracking both bills and has this:

Utah Legislature Considers Opiate Prescription Bills

Feb 2, 2017

There are a number of Drug Bills this legislative session at the State Capitol.  With the high rate of addiction and overdose in Utah, one physician legislator in particular is working to get a bill passed that would increase regulation on Opioid prescription practices. Carolyn Murray has more: