US president proposes quicker access to opioid treatment

The US president has proposed a change to the rules on prescribing buprenorphine. The new law would permit almost all medical doctors to prescribe the opioid treatment medication without having to attend a specialist training course beforehand. Source: https://www.statnews.com/2021/04/27/biden-administration-allow-nearly-all-providers-to-prescribe-buprenorphine/