Gil Kerlikowske

Prescription drug tracking system
5:31 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Drug czar visits Missouri; pushes drug tracking system

National Drug Control Policy director Gil Kerlikowske.
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The nation’s drug czar was in Fenton Wednesday highlighting the fact that Missouri does not have a prescription drug monitoring program.

It’s the only state in the US without a tracking system or that hasn’t passed legislation to create one.

National Drug Control Policy director Gil Kerlikowske says it’s a good way to identify patients who are "doctor shopping."

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