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Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) collect patient-specific prescription information in centralized databases in an effort to reduce the misuse of controlled medicines. This dataset captures rules governing the administration of state PDMPs, including which department collects and stores the data, how the PDMP program is funded, and program's powers and duties to act under the law. 

This is a longitudinal dataset, displaying laws from January 1, 1998 to July 1, 2016.


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This interactive map provides information about the ways in which various states have enacted laws. Continue reading to learn more about these laws and how to build queries.
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