2017 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 10.5 - ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
PART 2 - STATE GOVERNMENT'S ROLE TO ALLEVIATE PROBLEMS RELATED TO THE INAPPROPRIATE USE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND OTHER DRUG USE
CHAPTER 10 - Narcotic Treatment Programs
ARTICLE 1 - Narcotic Treatment Programs
Section 11839.5.

11839.5.  

In addition to the duties authorized by other provisions, the department shall be responsible for licensing narcotic treatment programs to use narcotic replacement therapy and medication-assisted treatment in the treatment of addicted persons whose addiction was acquired or supported by the use of alcohol or a narcotic drug or drugs, not in compliance with a physician and surgeon’s legal prescription. No narcotic treatment program shall be authorized to use narcotic replacement therapy and medication-assisted treatment without first obtaining a license as a narcotic treatment program as provided in this chapter. The department may license narcotic treatment programs on an inpatient or outpatient basis, or both. The department may also grant a state narcotic treatment license.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 223, Sec. 5. (AB 395) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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