Below are selected resources relating to federal and state policies governing pain management and the appropriate use of opioid analgesics, including methods to reduce medication diversion and non-medical use:
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
2010 Annual Code of Federal Regulations: Title 21, Part 1306
§ 1305.29 Reporting to DEA.
A supplier must, for each electronic order filled, forward either a copy of the electronic order or an electronic...
Electronic Prescription for Controlled Substances
The Pain & Policy Studies Group (PPSG) respectfully submits a series of comments to the United States Drug Enforcement Administration...
General Public & Media
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Access to Essential Medications
General Public and Media
National Institutes of Health
Licensing Boards & Professional Organizations
Federation of State Medical Boards
Model Policy on the Use of Opioid Analgesics in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) is committed to assisting state Medical Boards in protecting the public and improving...
Model Policy for the Use of Controlled Substances for the Treatment of Pain
The Federation of State Medical Boards (the Federation) is committed to assisting state medical boards in protecting the public and improving the quality and integrity...