[ Text of section added by 2012, 244, Sec. 1 effective January 1, 2013. See 2012, 244, Sec. 29.]
Section 7A. Upon obtaining or renewing a registration under section 7, a practitioner who prescribes controlled substances shall automatically and without further action be registered as a participant in the prescription monitoring program established in section 24A. The department shall provide each participant with a unique user name and access code for the program. For the purposes of this section, a practitioner shall not include a veterinarian.