Prescription Drug Monitoring Databases Help States Fight Opioid Epidemic

Prescription drug monitoring databases are assisting states in battling the opioid epidemic, according to The Wall Street Journal.

A recent study found there was more than a 30 percent decrease in the rate of prescribing Schedule II opioids (such as Oxycontin and Percocet) in two dozen states with such monitoring programs.

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