Q&A: Can a nurse practitioner prescribe painkillers in Minnesota?

Question by silvercanoe: Can a nurse practitioner prescribe painkillers in Minnesota?
I know the laws vary from state to state. My question: can a nurse practitioner prescribe Vicodin in Minnesota?

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Best answer:

Answer by ckm1956
You’d think that it would be easy to find.

Here’s a link & quote that seem to show that they can prescribe Vicodin & other narcs:

…Florida and Alabama are the only two states in the nation that don’t allow nurse practitioners to prescribe controlled medicine.

http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nurse-practitioners-rally-write-prescriptions

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