A. The "prescription drug misuse and overdose prevention and pain management advisory council" is created and shall be administratively attached to the department of health. Members of the council shall be appointed by the governor to consist of one representative each from the department of health, the New Mexico medical board, the board of nursing, the board of pharmacy, the board of osteopathic medical examiners, the board of acupuncture and oriental medicine, the New Mexico board of dental health care, the board of chiropractic examiners, the university of New Mexico health sciences center, a statewide medical association, a statewide association of pharmacists, a statewide association of nurse practitioners, a statewide association of certified registered nurse anesthetists and a statewide association of osteopathic physicians; one person who is a pain management specialist; one person who is a consumer health care advocate; and one person who has no direct ties or pecuniary interest in the health care field.
History: Laws 2005, ch. 140, § 3; 2012, ch. 41, § 5.