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Department Rules

1-14-14 Andrew jackson Statue

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services operates under Tennessee State laws and rules. State rules are written by state agencies when they are authorized by the legislature to do so.  While not laws, rules are used to implement laws by providing definitions, guidance, and procedures to be followed.

Read the rules of the Department here.

Pending Rules

940-06-01 Controlled Substances
Filed 10-1-19, Effective 12-30-19