Bruce Newbury
Bruce Newbury
9:00am - 12:00pm
Talk of the Town w/ Bruce Newbury

1540 WADK.com Updates

Effort To Mitigate Prescription Opioid Abuse

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is joining a bipartisan group of attorneys general urging healthcare companies to initiate programs to mitigate prescription opioid abuse.  Among the steps suggested, limiting the supply of opioids to seven days and limiting the daily dosage of opioids.  Kilmartin says everyone, including pharmacy benefit managers, needs to be involved to effectively end the opioid epidemic. 

Weather

 

Closings & Delays

RI EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Hurricane Preparedness

COVID-19

image of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Rhode Island Features

On Facebook