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California Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: CURES
The Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES), California’s prescription drug monitoring program, was established to combat the adverse effects of prescription drug abuse across the state. The program aims to accomplish this goal by promoting prescription drug safety and educating Californians on the dangers of prescription drugs. What is Drug Diversion?  Not to be confused with programs that offer first-time offenders the chance to attend treatment instead of serving a jail sentence, drug diversion refers to the exchange of prescription drugs from the individual with the prescription to another party. Within the CURES program, the term “drug diversion” refers specifically to ...