GOVERNOR PARSON COMMITTED TO PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM

IN A REPORT FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GOVERNOR MIKE PARSON MADE IT CLEAR HE IS COMMITTED TO SEEING A STATE WIDE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.

PARSON MET WITH THE MAYOR OF ST. LOUIS, DOCTORS, AND OTHER HEALTH LEADERS TO BRAINSTORM WAYS TO PUT AN END TO THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC.

CURRENTLY MISSOURI IS THE ONLY STATE IN THE UNION WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.

THE GOVERNOR HAS SET A GOAL TO SEE THE BILL ON HIS DESK BY THE END OF THE NEXT LEGISLATIVE SESSION.