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Experts Call for Mandatory Use of Drug Database
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Experts Call for Mandatory Use of Drug Database

Public health experts say California and other states should require doctors to check a prescription drug data base before giving new patients a prescription for opioids and other controlled substances. Read More

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Doc Deadline to Register for Drug Database Extended

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Doctors Accused of Abusing Drugs and Over-Prescribing

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Proposed Prescription Database Law Passes California Senate

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Prescription Database Law Could Cut Painkiller Deaths

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Families Work to Fix Prescription Drug Database

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