Bill Requiring ID To Get Opioid Prescriptions Introduced In Illinois

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The proposed bill would place restrictions similar to ID requirements imposed on sales of Sudafed. With recent statistics showing a 70% increase in opioid-related overdoses in the midwestern United States, a Republican congressman has sought to fight back by introducing a new bill, HR 5219, that would require individuals to present a valid ID before picking up prescription opioids from a pharmacy.