Improve Access to Certain Injectable Medications for Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder

Last updated: Jun 23, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Ned Claxton, Senate 20 - Androscoggin County
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1293



UPDATE: The Committee voted the bill unanimously Ought to Pass. The amendment expands the authority to all long-acting injectibles.


Senator Claxton of Androscoggin would permit pharmacists licensed within the State to administer to adults injections of drugs approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of mental illness and substance use disorder upon the order of a licensed practitioner or as part of a collaborative practice agreement.