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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5733

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1405

 

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Referred to Committee on GENERAL LAW

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. WOOD, 141st Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING COMPANIES TO PACKAGE OPIOIDS DISPENSED IN THE STATE IN BLISTER PACKS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 21a of the general statutes be amended to require pharmaceutical manufacturing companies to package all prescription opioids that are being dispensed in the state in blister packs.

Statement of Purpose:

To change the packaging of prescription opioids.