Friday, February 8, 2013

Rep. Cook introduces bill to help prevent prescription drug abuse

Register Citizen (Hartford, CT) February 7,  2013

"Rep. Michelle Cook, D- Torrington, and Rep. Dan Carter R-Bethel, advocated Thursday for a bill they introduced to help prevent prescription drug abuse. 
HB 5484 requires written consent from a physician to use a generic substitution for any drug design in a tamper-resistant formulation. The law would stop pharamacists and insurance companies from replacing the prescribed brand drug with a generic that is easier to be alerted and ingested by drug addicts, according to a press release from Cook's office." Read More

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