Opiate use spreads among workers

Opiate use spreads among workers

There are 1 comment on the WNOL-TV New Orleans story from Sep 18, 2010, titled Opiate use spreads among workers. In it, WNOL-TV New Orleans reports that:

The use of prescription opiates by American workers and job applicants rose 18% from 2008 to 2009 and has grown 40% since 2005, researchers said Wednesday.

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Jack Mehoff

New Hope, PA

#1 Sep 18, 2010
So we are just supposed to accept these figures from a company that has a vested interest in stirring up drug hysteria. Quest is a company that violates citizen's fourth amendment rights for profit! I wish journalists would actually do their job and investigate instead of parroting what they are told by law enforcement and sleazy companies like quest. I would bet that most of the people tested had a legitimate need for pain medications.

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