Doctors now limited to prescribing only a three-day supply of opioids

A set of new laws approved during Florida's recent legislative session took effect Sunday, July 1 with the start of the state's fiscal year. One of those impacts Florida doctors and patients.

Doctors are now limited to prescribing a three-day supply of opioid medications.

Physicians and pharmacists are also required to look at the state's database to review a patient's pain medication history.