Advanced Practice Registered Nursing:  Nurse Practitioners (CRNPs)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Office of Controlled Substances Administration​

  The Office of Controlled Substances Administration (OCSA) enforces the Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) Act and ensures the availability of drugs for legitimate medical and scientific purposes. OCSA also issues CDS permits to practitioners, researchers, and establishments that administer, prescribe, dispense, distribute, manufacture, conduct research and conduct chemical analysis of CDS​.

Maryland Department of Health Implements its Controlled Dangerous Substances Application Online System

The Office of Controlled Substances Administration is accepting applications in real-time effective December 1, 2017.

Click on the image below to access the online CDS Registration Renewal application. 

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New Legislative Mandates

Continuing Education Requirements click here​​​​​​

Distributors of CDS: Report of Suspicious ​Orders click here​​​​

Pill Mill Tip Line​

 (888) 829-1115

Human Trafficking
National Human Trafficking Hotline -- 24/7 Confidential
icon of a phone 1-888-373-7888
icon of a cell phone 233733
For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.