Summary: S.2288 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2288. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (04/06/2004)

Prescription Drug Stewardship Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to establish a program to award matching grants for three years to States to establish, maintain, and improve systems to: (1) track the distribution of prescription drugs from the prescribing health care providers to the pharmacy and to the patient; (2) provide education and training to health care providers concerning prescription drug diversion and abuse by patients and colleagues; and (3) increase public awareness of the problem of prescription drug diversion and abuse.