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House Bill 333 Makes Changes to Prescribing—What You Need to Know

A new law, House Bill 333, took effect June 29, 2017, and will affect rules related to prescribing Schedule II controlled substances. While HB 333 focused primarily on making it a felony in Kentucky to illegally sell or distribute fentanyl, carfentanil and related drugs, it also contains a provision that directs each state licensing board, including the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure (KBML), to draft regulations that limit prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances to three days when used to