Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000

This legislation (Public Law 106-310), signed into law by former President William J. Clinton on October 17, 2000 resulted in a "waiver authority" allowing physicians with specific qualifications to prescribe "certain narcotic drugs for maintenance treatment or detoxification treatment" of individuals with opioid Dependence. (Applies to CSA schedule III, IV, and V drugs.)

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