Data Released From St. Louis County PDMP On First Anniversary

St. Louis County, MO  (KTRS)  St. Louis County’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is marking its one year anniversary. During a Tuesday news conference, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said the program has expanded to other jurisdictions. “We started a County PDMP because Missouri was the only state without such a program,” said Stenger  “We…

Missouri To Start Drug Program Monitoring Doctors

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri is collecting and investigating opioid prescription data through a statewide drug monitoring program to identify doctors and clinics that overprescribe painkillers. Gov. Eric Greitens signed an executive order in July to create the program targeting what he called “pill mills.” The state began collecting opioid prescription information last month, the…