TN has new prescription drug law - WSMV News 4

TN has new prescription drug law

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

A new prescription drug law goes into effect this month in Tennessee that could affect many.

Starting this month, Tennessee residents will no longer be able to purchase more than a 30-day supply of certain pain medicines.

According to the Tennessee Department of Health, this includes Oxycontin, Percocet, Xanax, and Valium.

The new law is part of a state-wide effort to reduce prescription drug abuse.

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