Controversial ADHD prescription rule scrapped from Georgia bill

 ADHD in the News 2017-02-16

The proposed changes were presented before the Georgia Senate's Health and Human Services Committee on Thursday afternoon. State Sen. Renee Unterman, the committee's chairwoman, had created a bill aimed at curbing the abuse of prescription opioids in Georgia. But controversy erupted as word spread of the provision that would have imposed restrictions on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications, as well as other prescriptions of controlled substances.