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NASCSA Hot Topics Survey 2014
Please indicate whether you are a member of NASCSA, non-member or don't know
  Number of Response(s) Response Ratio
Member (state or associate member)   73 57.4%
Non-member   41 32.2%
I don't know   13 10.2%
Total   127 100%
 
Survey Responses in Detail
Please indicate how important these issues are to you and your agency or organization.
Legend: 4 = Very Important, 3 = Important, 2 = Somewhat Important, 1 = Not Important
The top number is the count of respondents selecting the option. The bottom % is percent of the total respondents selecting the option. 4 + 3 Very
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Naloxone distribution for overdose death prevention 72 41 52 25 11
  32% 40% 19% 9%
Increased barriers faced by prescribers writing prescriptions for controlled substances   45 50 21 13
74 35% 39% 16% 10%
Medical Marijuana 21 34 49 25
42 16% 26% 38% 19%
Mandatory Use of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program by Prescribers and/or Dispensers   66 48 11 4
88 51% 37% 9% 3%
Use of Tele-medicine and its effect on Controlled Substances Diversion 37 54 27 10
71 29% 42% 21% 8%
Morphine Equivalent Calculations   25 47 42 15
55 19% 36% 33% 12%
Compoundong [and tracking] of Controlled Subtances as it relates to the new Drug Qality and Security Act (DQSA) 49 38 32 8
69 39 30% 25% 6%
Access to Prescription Drug Monitoring data by regulatory and/or law enforcement agencies   61% 43 19 6
80 47 33% 15% 5%
Controlled Drug Disposal 46 57 24 3
79 35% 44% 18% 2%
"Take Back" Programs   35 58 28 9
72 27% 45% 22% 7%
Synthetic Marijuana 27 43 29 30
54 21% 33% 22% 23%
So-called "Designer" drugs   28 46 33 20
58 22% 36% 26% 16%
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Integration with HIE's 63 47 12 6
86 49% 37% 9% 5%
Barriers to expanded access to addiction treatment by mid-level practitioners   23 52 39 15
58 18% 40% 30% 12%
Dispensing of Controlled Substances by Practitioners 54 49 24 3
80 42% 38% 18% 2%
Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances   54 62 13 1
90 42% 48% 10% 1%
Pharmacy Robberies 34 42 38 15
59 26% 33% 29% 12%
Pain Clinics   56 45 26 3
78 43% 35% 20% 2%
Reverse Distributors 27 38 51 13
50 21% 29% 40% 10%