In 2018, the Arizona Legislature passed the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act. This one page information sheet for patients in Spanish explains how the legislation protects chronic pain patients who use opioids to treat their pain. The document clarifies that the act does not limit prescription fills for chronic pain sufferers, does not limit dosage for chronic pain patients, and does not require tapering of doses.
Funding Source: Arizona Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family
The Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act - Protecting Individuals with Chronic Pain (Spanish)
A one page Spanish language explanation of the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act's measures to protect individuals with chronic pain