AZ Gov. Doug Ducey limits initial opioid prescription to 7 days

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday, Oct. 24, signed an executive order that will prohibit millions of Arizonans from filling initial prescriptions for more than seven days’ worth of opioids. The limit includes both initial and subsequent prescriptions for children. However, the limit excludes opiate prescriptions for children with “cancer, chronic disease and traumatic injury,” […]