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Las Vegas Medical Students Cast Their First Vote at the Nevada State Medical Association

The 80th Annual Nevada State Medical Association (NSMA) Meeting took place this past weekend, remembering the victims of last year’s October 1st massacre at Route 91 Harvest Festival and featuring CME presentations, healthcare policy topics, and other interesting discussions. For the first time, CCMS medical student delegates could vote and deliberate on Nevada’s healthcare policies.

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AB474: Is Your Practice Ready?

Every Nevadan, whether physician, patient, or citizen, has been impacted by the prevalence of opioids in our community. In response to the nationwide opioid epidemic and the effects felt in Nevada, Governor Sandoval brought forth legislation known as the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Act (AB474). Passed unanimously by the legislature, AB474 goes into effect on January 1, 2018 and will impact all prescriptions for controlled substances, although most provisions of the law uniquely apply to controlled substances prescribed to treat pain.

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