Monthly Archives: February 2012

Controlled-substance prescriptions now being tracked

News Release
For immediate release: October 13, 2011 (11-154)
Contacts: Julie Graham, Communications Office 360-236-4022
Controlled-substance prescriptions now being tracked
Information will help improve patient safety and reduce prescription abuse
OLYMPIA — State health officials are collecting information on purchases of prescription pain medication and … Continue reading

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Prescription drug abuse, deaths target of new Washington law

Washington’s high rate of narcotics abuse got legislators’ attention, but some doctors say new law hobbles legitimate treatments. ¬†http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2012/jan/22/prescription-drug-abuse-deaths-target-of-new/

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