James S. Alesi's posts related to Drugs

SENATOR ALESI CO-SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO FIGHT PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION

Senator Alesi Joins Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to Target Prescription Drug Addiction

Senator Jim Alesi announced today that he is co-sponsoring legislation to establish AN Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) – an initiative targeted at combating prescription drug addiction.  This important legislation, S.5720, would require the Department of Health to create and maintain a real-time, online reporting system to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of certain controlled substances.  Health care practitioners and pharmacists would be required to report specific information to the database when Schedule II, III, IV and V controlled substances are prescribed and dispensed.

Read more...

SENATOR JIM ALESI / SENATE PASS LEGISLATION TO FIGHT PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION

 

 

Includes Real-Time Prescription Drug Tracking To Eliminate “Doctor Shopping,” Improves Education and Awareness for Prescribers, Creates Safe Disposal Program

Read more...