This is a long list of rules & regulations that have been established to limit the use of opioids for pain management. It begins with general guidelines and then has links to every state policy as well.
Federation of State Medical Boards
- Model Policy on the Use of Opioid Analgesics in the Treatment of Chronic Pain – (PDF) – July 2013
- Model Policy for the Use of Controlled Substances for the Treatment of Pain – (PDF) – May 2004
- Position of the FSMB in Support of the Adoption of Pain Management Guidelines – (PDF) – Feb 2000