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Addictive Drug Prescribing Patterns

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports educating health care professionals, including medical students, in North Carolina about the addiction process, including cross addiction, and supports the use of appropriate measures, such as the NC Controlled Substance Registry, to avoid inappropriate prescribing.

(Report S-1988, Item 2, adopted as amended 5/7/88)
(reaffirmed, Report MM-1998, Item 27, adopted 11/15/98)
(revised, Report L1-2004, Item 32, adopted 11/14/2004)
(revised, Report J-2010, Item 3-8, adopted 10/24/2010) (reaffirmed, NCMS Policy Review 2015 Report, Item 87, adopted 10/24/2015)