ICYMI: Hugo’s Opioid Prescription Limit Bill Passes

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I would like to make you aware of a recent story in the Fairfax Connection Newspaper regarding my legislation targeting the opioid epidemic that is raging in Virginia. You can find the story by clicking on the link below:

Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Virginia Passes House

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Richmond, VA – Today, Delegate Hugo’s HB1885 was passed unanimously by the House of Delegates. HB1885 amends 2016 legislation and directs prescribing physicians, when prescribing an opioid for longer than seven days, to request information from the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). The PMP allows physicians to see what, if any,