WV HB4003 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 10-1)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-12 - To House Health and Human Resources
Pending: House Health & Human Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to reduce prescription drugs. The bill requires that reports be provided to licensing boards regarding abnormal prescribing practices and requires the Board of Pharmacy to report quarterly to various licensing boards. It permits the investigation and discipline for abnormal prescribing and dispensing of prescription drugs and allows licensing boards who regulate prescribers to investigate abnormal prescribing and dispensing of prescription drugs based upon information. The bill also adds substances to Schedule I, II and IV of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

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Reducing the use of certain prescription drugs



2018-01-12HouseTo House Health and Human Resources
2018-01-12HouseIntroduced in House
2018-01-12HouseTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2018-01-12HouseFiled for introduction


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