The information contained in this website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any matter. The Information constitutes general information of applicable administrative regulation and/or laws related to general topics in the arena of controlled substance misuse and abuse and may not reflect current legal developments and updates. Please refer to your state legislature for any potential changes.
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Florida Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Information
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Florida Needle/Syringe Exchange Information
Florida Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Information
Florida Overdose Surveillance/Reporting Information
Florida Pain Management Information
Florida Pill Press & Counterfeit Medication Information
Florida Prescription Drug Drop-Off Information
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Florida Precursor Chemicals/Including Pseudoephedrine Information
Florida Prison Program(s) Information
Florida Safe/Supervised Injection Sites (aka Consumption Sites) Information
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911 – Good Samaritan
- §768.13 – Good Samaritan Act; immunity from civil liability.
- §893.21 – Drug-related overdoses; medical assistance; immunity from prosecution.
- §921.0026 – Mitigating circumstances – The defendant was making a good faith effort to obtain or provide medical assistance for an individual experiencing a drug-related overdose.
- §381.887 – Emergency treatment for suspected opioid overdose.
Needle Exchange Programs
- §381.0038 – Education; sterile needle and syringe exchange pilot program.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- §39.01 – Definitions.
- §39.201 – Mandatory reports of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; mandatory reports of death; central abuse hotline.
- Chapter 64D-3 – Health Care Practitioner Reporting Guidelines for Reportable Diseases and Conditions in Florida.
- §456.037 – Business establishments; requirements for active status licenses; delinquency; discipline; applicability.
- §456.44 – Controlled substance prescribing.
- §458.3265 – Pain-management clinics registration – Medical Practice
- §458.327 – Penalty for violations – Medical Practice
- §459.013 – Penalty for violations – Osteopathic Medicine
- §459.0137 – Pain-management clinics registration – Osteopathic Medicine
- §765.1103 – Pain management and palliative care
- §893.30 Controlled substance safety education and awareness.
- Florida Medical Board Regulations 64B8-9.013 Standards for the Use of Controlled Substances for the Treatment of Pain.
- Florida Osteopathic Board Regulations 64B15-14.005 Standards for the Use of Controlled Substances for Treatment of Pain.
Prescription Monitoring Program
- §893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program.
Prescription Fraud & Doctor Shopping
- §499.005 Prohibited acts – Medicinal Drugs
- §499.0051 Criminal acts – Pedigree papers
- §831.30 Medicinal drugs; fraud in obtaining
- §831.311 Unlawful sale, manufacture, alteration, delivery, uttering, or possession of counterfeit-resistant prescription blanks for controlled substances.
- §893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties.
- §893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking.
- §893.1495 – Retail sale of ephedrine and related compounds
- §406.02 – Medical Examiners Commission; membership; terms; duties; staff
- §406.04 – Rules.
- §406.06 – District medical examiners; associates; suspension of medical examiners
- §406.11 – Examinations, investigations, and autopsies.
- §406.13 – Examiner’s report; maintenance of records.
- §893.0301 – Death resulting from apparent drug overdose; reporting requirements
- Florida Medical Examiners Practice Guidelines
- Florida Administrative Code – Division 11G – Medical Examiners Commission
- §397.311 – Substance Abuse Services – Definitions
- §627.64195 – Requirements for opioid coverage. (Insurance Rates and Contracts)
- §943.031 – Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council
Last Updated on 12/15/2016