Legislation

 

Public Chapter 1040 focuses on substance misuse treatment options for those involved in the criminal justice system. It is available here.

Public Chapter 1039 focuses on opioid prescription practices. It is available here.

TN Together maintains a up-to-date of laws, regulations, and policies related to opioids in Tennessee, including Prescription Drug Guidelines, Buprenorphine Treatment Guidelines, and Naloxone Guidelines. It is available here.

The TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services provides a yearly legislative summary on this page.

The SMART Justice Network works closely with its partner the SMART Policy Network at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville to monitor, respond to, and advocate for changes in substance misuse laws in Tennessee. SMART Justice Network policy briefs are available here.

 

 

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