Missouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program, largely because of the longtime opposition of state Sen. Rob Schaaf. On Tuesday, he publicly agreed not to filibuster a prescription monitoring bill that has cleared the Missouri House and passed a Senate committee.
Missouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program, largely because of the longtime opposition of state Sen. Rob Schaaf. On Tuesday, he publicly agreed not to filibuster a prescription monitoring bill that has cleared the Missouri House and passed a Senate committee. File photo TNS
Missouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program, largely because of the longtime opposition of state Sen. Rob Schaaf. On Tuesday, he publicly agreed not to filibuster a prescription monitoring bill that has cleared the Missouri House and passed a Senate committee. File photo TNS

Prescription drug monitoring: Missouri Sen. Rob Schaaf explains his about-face

April 08, 2017 02:00 PM