When Is The DEA Involved?
Some states consider MATs as controlled substances, these are:
States currently requiring a state-level controlled substance (secondary license, schedule III) registration are as follows: AL, CT, DE, DC, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, LA, MD, MA, MI, MO, NV, NJ, NM, OK, PR, RI, SC, SD, UT and WY. (List here); single license means they use a national (one) license
DEA 2020 full schedule III rules and procedures here
● Allowed to do so if legitimate, following proper care
● No in-person needed unless State is more strict
● No local state registry currently (but that will change if the DEA changes approach)