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Frequently Asked Questions for Pharmacists on Drug Diversion


Q: What resources are available to assist pharmacists in preventing prescription drug abuse and diversion?

A: Pharmacists work hard each and every day to combat prescription drug abuse and diversion.  Helpful information and resources for pharmacists may be found at   The information and resources are not only helpful to pharmacists in their daily practice, but also for community outreach efforts. 

The Board also has available a drug diversion pocketcard (click here) that outlines what drug diversion is and what drugs are commonly diverted. It offers potential signs of a forged prescription and instructions on how to report diversion.


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