Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System - PDAPS

PDAPS | Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System

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A source of rigorous legal data for researchers and detailed policy information for the public.

PDAPS was created with funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to track key state laws related to prescription drug abuse. Click on any topic area to reach an interactive page where you can investigate the history and features of the law, or download data and other documentation for research.

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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

State opioid-related policies relevant to the criminal justice system.

Drug Induced Homicide Laws

Drug Induced Homicide Laws

Incarceration Effects on Medicaid Status

Incarceration Effects on Medicaid Status

Involuntary Commitment for Substance Use

Involuntary Commitment for Substance Use

Medicaid Coverage of Medication Assisted Treatment

Medicaid Coverage of Medication Assisted Treatment

Medication Assisted Treatment in State Correctional Facilities

Medication Assisted Treatment in State Correctional Facilities

Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction

State laws aimed at promoting the safety of people who use drugs and mitigating drug-related harm.

Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Laws

Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Laws

Naloxone Overdose Prevention Laws New

Naloxone Overdose Prevention Laws

Syringe Services Programs Laws New

Syringe Services Programs Laws

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

State laws and regulations governing the production, transport, sale, quality and consumption of marijuana for therapeutic purposes.

Medical Marijuana Caregiver Rules

Medical Marijuana Caregiver Rules

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Medical Marijuana Laws for Patients

Medical Marijuana Laws for Patients

Medical Marijuana Product Safety

Medical Marijuana Product Safety

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

State laws related to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) treatment

COVID-19 Mitigation Laws at State Correctional Facilities Relating to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment New

COVID-19 Mitigation Laws at State Correctional Facilities Relating to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

COVID-19 State Medicaid Waivers for Substance Use Disorder Treatment New

COVID-19 State Medicaid Waivers for Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Commercial Insurance and Medicaid Coverage of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Commercial Insurance and Medicaid Coverage of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Increasing Access to Buprenorphine and Methadone During COVID-19 New

Increasing Access to Buprenorphine and Methadone During COVID-19

Requirements for Licensure and Operations of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Requirements for Licensure and Operations of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Opioid Related Controls

Opioid Related Controls

State laws and regulations on various legal mechanisms used to control access to opioids.

Direct Dispensing of Controlled Substances Laws

Direct Dispensing of Controlled Substances Laws

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Acute and Emergency Care

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Acute and Emergency Care

Pain Management Clinic Laws

Pain Management Clinic Laws

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

State laws and regulations governing the operation and use of programs tracking prescription and dispensing of controlled substances.

PDMP Access and Registration

PDMP Access and Registration

PDMP Administration

PDMP Administration

PDMP Implementation Dates

PDMP Implementation Dates

PDMP Reporting and Authorized Use

PDMP Reporting and Authorized Use

Related Topics

Related Topics

Datasets on related drug law topics that provide an overview of the state laws and regulations governing these domains

Drugged Driving Laws

Drugged Driving Laws

Medication-Assisted Treatment with Methadone (MAT) Laws

Medication-Assisted Treatment with Methadone (MAT) Laws

Recreational Marijuana Laws

Recreational Marijuana Laws