New N.C. law requires photo I.D., hopes to fight prescription drug fraud

From the McDowell News:

A new law took effect Thursday that aims to help fight prescription drug fraud and abuse in North Carolina.

Under Senate Bill 474, pharmacies are now required to check photo identification before filling prescriptions for certain drugs, including Oxycontin, morphine, methadone, fentanyl and Vicodin. The new requirement applies to all Schedule II drugs and certain Schedule III drugs, as classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration.


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