DOVER – Continuing efforts to curb the abuse of opiate pain medication in Delaware, the state agency charged with regulating medical practice and drug prescription recently unveiled rules that will help doctors and pharmacists more closely monitor and control the use of opiates by patients under their care. The new requirements contain expanded procedures related […]
DOVER – Acting on recommendations from the state’s Controlled Substances Advisory Committee, Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock has suspended certain prescribing privileges of three Delaware physicians, citing findings that they repeatedly violated Delaware’s Uniform Controlled Substances Act. In making this determination, Secretary Bullock and the committee considered the conclusions of an administrative hearing officer, who […]
DOVER, DE – Delaware has the most complete and effective system of laws and regulations in the country to govern medical practice and protect patients from abuse and unprofessional conduct, according to a 50-state investigative reporting project recently completed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Where gaps often exist in other states that allow medical practitioners to […]
The Controlled Substances Advisory Committee will hold an emergency meeting Friday, September 30, at the request of the Secretary of State, who seeks to exercise his authority to issue an immediate ban on the drugs.