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Bill would require faster reporting of opioid dispensing Bill would require faster reporting of opioid dispensing

Bill would require faster reporting of opioid dispensing

Pharmacies in Illinois would have less time to report dispensing opioid medications and other controlled substances under a bill making its way through the General Assembly. The House Human Services Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 6, advanced a bill that would require pharmacies to file those reports by the end of the business day on which controlled substances are dispensed. Current law gives them until the end of the following business day.

‘Tobacco 21’ effort, over GOP objections, moves to Senate floor ‘Tobacco 21’ effort, over GOP objections, moves to Senate floor

‘Tobacco 21’ effort, over GOP objections, moves to Senate floor

Legislation that would raise the minimum age to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapes, chewing tobacco and other products in Illinois to 21 made it past its first legislative hurdle Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Senate bill sponsored by Julie Morrison, a Democrat from Deerfield, won the approval of the chamber’s Public Health Committee along party lines, by a vote of 8 to 4.

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