Bill allows mobile pharmacies to dispense opioid addiction treatment to increase access to lifesaving medication

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SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Matt Haney, D-San Francisco, wrote Assembly Bill 663 that will allow mobile pharmacies to carry and dispense medications used for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder has reached a critical milestone in the legislative process, having passed out of the Assembly and heading to the Senate with bipartisan support. The bill previously passed the Assembly Business and Professions Committee 18-0 and the Assembly Appropriations Committee 16-0.AB 663 will help local efforts to treat opioid use disorder, prevent overdose deaths and further improve access to healthcare for the most vulnerable patients. While deaths are often the most visible manifestation of the overdose crisis, hundreds of thousands of people in California suffer from opioid use disorder, often ref
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