Opioid Prescribing Legislation

Federal law does not impose restrictions on the duration of supply/pill count for controlled substances. However, many states have enacted legislation limiting prescriptions for these substances, and legislation is rapidly evolving concerning these restrictions. 18 states currently have laws restricting opioid prescriptions.

See Table 1 for complete information regarding State-by-State Opioid Prescribing Laws.

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