2021 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
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.)