2017 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
CHAPTER 5 - Use of Controlled Substances
ARTICLE 2 - Treatment of Addicts for Addiction
Section 11220.


At the end of 30 days from the first treatment, the prescribing or furnishing of controlled substances, except medications approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration for the purpose of narcotic replacement treatment or medication-assisted treatment of substance use disorders, shall be discontinued.

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

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