Entries by Jeffrey Singer

Arizona Becomes the 19th State to Ban Warrantless Searches of Prescription Drug Database

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

On June 8, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R) signed SB 1469 into law. Introduced by Senator Nancy Barto (R‑Phoenix), the bill requires law enforcement to obtain a search warrant before perusing the state’s prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) database, administered by the Arizona Board of Pharmacy. The bill passed unanimously through both houses of the state legislature. Until now, law […]