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DEA announces extension for telemedicine prescribing of certain drugs

DEA has said that for now it is extending emergency telehealth policies set during the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling certain health care providers to have greater leeway in prescribing some controlled substances. The DEA decision affects buprenorphine for opioid addiction and stimulants such as amphetamine/dextroamphetamine (Adderall—Teva Pharmaceutics) used to treat ADHD. “We recognize the importance of […]