Posted on February 3, 2020 by jpheasant
HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-32) will be hosting legislative updates this month in the towns of Lyme and Old Saybrook to provide residents with an opportunity to speak with him about issues affecting the community, answer questions about state and local government, and discuss the start to the 2020 legislative session.
Posted on January 17, 2020 by jpheasant
OLD SAYBROOK – State Representative Devin Carney (R-35) and State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) will be hosting a legislative update to speak with residents prior to the start of 2020 legislative session which convenes on Wednesday, February 5th.
These events are open to the public and area residents who want to discuss issues effecting the district, bill proposal ideas,…
Posted on January 7, 2020 by jpheasant
Combating Opioid Abuse and Illegal Fentanyl Sales
I co-sponsored Public Act (PA) 19-191, which requires pharmacies to offer counseling to patients on the risks of using prescribed opioids. Pharmacists must keep a record for three years of all acceptances and refusals of counseling. Practitioners, who prescribe more than a seven-day supply of an opioid drug, must also clarify the reason for its use, or a diagnosis code. If prescribing more than a 12-week supply of an opioid, they must establish a…