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State Senate passes Peterson bill to expand prescription monitoring

The Washington State Senate Thursday night passed one of Rep. Strom Peterson’s bills to combat the rising opioid and heroin abuse epidemic in Washington.

Peterson’s bill (HB 2730), which passed the Senate 47-1, will expand access to the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), an online system managed by the Department of Health to keep track of how many prescriptions are dispensed in Washington and what type of medication they are.