U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Information from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to assist physicians authorized to prescribe, dispense and administer controlled substances in their understanding of the Federal Controlled Substances Act and its regulations as they pertain to the practitioner’s profession.

State of Washington Medical Quality Assurance Commission (MQAC)

Understanding state regulations as they pertain to the practitioner’s management of non-cancer pain.

Visit the MQAC website for information on pain management rules.

Washington State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission (PQAC)

The Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission regulates the practice of pharmacy, and the distribution, manufacturing and delivery of pharmaceutical within and into the state. The commission protects and promotes public health and safety by issuing licenses, registrations and certifications to qualified persons and entities and responding to complaints or reports of unprofessional conduct.