Opioid Pill Bottle

Arizona Relaxes Restrictions on Opioid Prescribing  

In 2018, Governor Ducey signed the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act, which set strict limits on opioid prescribing for physicians who practice in Arizona.[1]  That legislation prohibited health care professionals from prescribing more than a five-day supply of opioids, with certain exceptions, e.g., patients with cancer pain, and patients in hospice.  The legislation was the product…