What is the I-STOP Act?

What is the I-STOP Act?

The I-STOP (Or the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing) Act was passed by the New York State legislature to help combat the rising rates of prescription drug abuse in New York. The law requires that:

  • Expansion and mandatory consultation of the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) prior to issuing any prescription for a controlled substance in New York State
  • E-prescribing of all substances, including controlled substances, by March 27, 2016
  • Changes by the State to controlled substance schedules
  • Establishment by the State of a Prescription Pain Medication Awareness Program
  • Creation of a safe disposal program (operated through some local police departments)


Last Updated 11.21.18


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